19.What role does an attorney general have over the prosecutors within his or her respective state? 20. Delineate the responsibilities of defense attorneys. o By acting as a staunch advocate for his client the defense attorney ensures that the government proves every point against that client beyond a reasonable doubt, even for cases that do not go to trial o Custodial process o Arrest o Interrogation o Lineup o Arraignment o Investigating the incident o Communicating with the prosecutor o Preparing the case for trial o Submitting defense motions o Representing the defendant at trail o Negotiating a sentence
c o Determine whether to appeal a guilty verdict 21.Describe the types of public defenders. Note the effectiveness of public defenders, and describe an area where effectiveness differs in regards to the use of public defenders versus private counsel. 22.When can information told from a client to an attorney be communicated to other parties? 1.What actions occur during an initial appearance, and how can the potential resolution of a case differ between a misdemeanor and felony case? Fig 8.1
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