Essays Tagged: "Prosecutor"

Defining Racism and the Difficulties of Proving Discrimination

appear to reflect racial prejudice and discrimination by the offender, the victim, the police, the prosecutor, the judge, or prison and parole officials. But conceding individual cases of bias is far ...

(3 pages) 292 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Napoleon, The War Hero

ught for Corsican independence, but after the French occupied the islandin 1768, he served as a prosecutor and a judge and entered the French aristocracyas a count. Through his father's influ ...

(10 pages) 144 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Role of the Prosecutor

The Role of the ProsecutorAll serious criminal cases require the participation of three individuals: the judge, coun ... of these are absent from the procedure, Athe criminal justice system is incomplete@ (Congress). The prosecutor stands at a critical stage in the criminal justice system as well as playing a critical r ... lved through the sentencing as well.The first thing that must be understood is that the duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict. It is crucial that his obligation is to protec ...

(4 pages) 126 1 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The American Jury: Justice is Challenged

ry system less perfect. Voir Dire, which is French for "to speak the truth," consists of having the Prosecutor and the Defense Attorney each ask the jury a series of questions. It allows both sides to ...

(3 pages) 137 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay explores the case of Brown v. BOE of Topeka, Kansas

your books out of your hands. After you reach the end of the gauntlet, an adult with the aura of a prosecutor confronts you. A frown drapes your face as you are told that you are not allowed to be th ...

(8 pages) 188 1 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Court Case Of Mary Maloney A continuation of Roald Dahl's Lamb to the Slaughter

t. There is a judge facing the audience. Mary Maloney is in the defendants seat , looking very calm.Prosecutor: The defendant, Mary Maloney, is accused of murdering her husband, Patrick Maloney. Altho ... ould see through the pack of lies the prosecuting team is presenting you.Defending lawyer sits down.Prosecutor: May I call the Detective Jack Noonan to the stand.Jack Noonan walks in and take the stan ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Roles of the Main Players in A Canadian Criminal Law Case

the judicial pre-trial, it is the role of the judge to discuss matters of disclosure with both the prosecutor and defense council, to hear evidence in order to ensure there is sufficient evidence for ... punishment of life in prison with eligibility of parole after 10 years. On the other hand the crown prosecutor, Mark Holmes, is asking for the eligibility of parole to changed to between 15 to 18 year ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Abraham Trial

on, one must recognize the crime and its purpose.In the first phase of the trial, the defendant and prosecutor were trying to decide the severity of the crime. They were hung between a decision of eit ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

THE ROLE OF PLEA-BARGAINING IN THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM...Is it good or bad?

cused, it could afford them their freedom.A plea bargain is an agreement in a criminal case where a prosecutor and a defendant arrange to end the case against the defendant before it goes to a judge o ... garding other criminals allowing the broader prosecution of other crimes. And in still other cases, prosecutors may be convinced that they have the right defendant and an accurate charge as to the cri ...

(4 pages) 217 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Plea Bargaining Process.

Plea bargaining is a commonly used prosecutorial method to dispose of a case without going to trial. A plea bargain or negotiated plea ... thout going to trial. A plea bargain or negotiated plea is an agreement between the defense and the prosecutor in which a defendant pleads guilty to a criminal charge and in exchange he expects to rec ... easons against plea bargaining, it is still being used. Why is that?There are several reasons why a prosecutor, judge and defendant would want to negotiate a plea agreement. For a judge his incentive ...

(8 pages) 135 1 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Lizzie Borden...Criminal Mastermind or Insanely Innocent? - And article examining the Lizzie Borden Case as a legal prosecution.

a Carter has given her defense case and produced what is rather trivial evidence to the jury. I the prosecutor will now provide the evidence which will convince the jury that Miss Borden is not mental ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Should plea bargaining be abolished?

bargaining agreements for the defendant. There are also many beneficial details with regard to the prosecutor and his case. Plea bargaining is perhaps more flawed then beneficial in the eyes of justi ... y.Plea negotiations may occur at anytime after the arrest, usually on the telephone or in the crown prosecutor's office. The bargaining usually takes place in a pre trial resolution meeting between ea ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Stages of the Criminal Justice System

e has a picture taken, finger printed, and personal information is recorded (Schmalleger, 2006).The prosecutor's office should not become in a case till after an arrest. The information that it collec ... o they can determine if they have enough evidence or if more is needed. If is not a good idea for a prosecutor to be involved in the beginning of an investigation because the defense counsel does not ...

(4 pages) 182 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Themes Of To Kill A Mockingbird

ny forms. Racial prejudice is perhaps the most evident in this story. To cite an instance, when the prosecutor was cross-examined Tom Robinson during the trial, the prosecutor used cruel terminology s ... phistication and hatred possessed by mankind. This can be shown evidently during the trial when the prosecutor emotionally bashed Tom Robinson with unmerciful words and when the jury found Tom Robinso ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Amistad

case, and a new judge is arranged to preside over the trial. A judge who is thought would favor the prosecutor. The defending attorneys consult ex-president John Adams and he advises them to find out ... ly. When this story is told in court it persuades even the judge who was supposedly siding with the prosecutor. The slaves are proclaimed free, and their captors are aressted. The slaves and all those ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To Kill A Mockingbird

lor. Atticus knows that Tom Robertson is innocent, so race simply is not the issue, as it is to the prosecutor. Tom is accused for raping Mayola Ewell. Since Atticus is white and Tom is black, people ...

(6 pages) 1606 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Gideons Trumpet

e a fair trial with a just outcome. The court only seemed to look at Gideon through the eyes of the prosecutor, but Gideon felt that if he had had an attorney, the court would have seen both sides of ... an attorney, the court would have seen both sides of the picture. If the person is guilty, let the prosecutor find him guilty, but if he is innocent, let a defense attorney prove him. If a man has to ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Plea Bargaining

Plea bargaining is a commonly used prosecutorial method to dispose of a case without going to trial. A plea bargain or negotiated plea ... thout going to trial. A plea bargain or negotiated plea is an agreement between the defense and the prosecutor in which a defendant pleads guilty to a criminal charge and in exchange he or she expects ... nal cases filed end with the defendant entering a guilty plea. (Rein, 2007). The plea bargain was a prosecutorial tool used only regularly before the 19th century. However, after the Civil War the ple ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Assessment of the Consensus vs. Conflict Debate in the Criminal Justice Systemt

ble cause, they are not accountable for the quality of an arrest but on the number of arrest; but a prosecutor may have to nolle prosse (dismiss) on poor quality arrests. And, prosecutors may be judge ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Court history and Purpose

is administered in accordance with the rule of the law. The courts generally consist of a judge, a prosecutor, and a defense attorney. The judge is the person who is appointed to oversee the case and ... person who is appointed to oversee the case and offer the final decision to dispose of a case. The prosecutor is the person who is representing the state or government in the case and the defense att ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays