The purpose of this course is to help bring an understanding of the prosecution side of the justice system. An effort is made to discuss the dual, and sometimes conflicting, role of the prosecutor as chief law enforcement officer and chief dispenser of justice. The class covers trial, pretrial, prosecutorial discretion, the organization of the prosecutor's office and many other issues.
Students will select a paper topic upon consultation with Professor Belsky. This guide provides information on:
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