Essay on Courtroom Players Response

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Courtroom Players Response
By Jessie Davis
What is considered to be a courtroom work group? A courtroom group is made up by a Prosecutor criminal defense attorney and judicial officer. How does this courtroom work group interact on a daily basis? A prosecutor is a representative who is responsible for presenting a case an individual who is accused of a crime in criminal court. A criminal defense attorney is a lawyer responsible for representing a company or person being charged for criminal acts. So on a daily basis a prosecutor is going after a company or individual for criminal acts and the defense attorney is fighting the prosecutor on the charges being brought forward. And the judicial officer makes a decision or reach a conclusion based off the evidenced presented so that they can form a opinion and apply the law.
What is the role of the prosecutor? To tell the court about all the circumstances of the case and the facts of the offense. To tell the court about any harm to any victim of the offence. Provide the court with assistance on the sentencing range. Identify relevant case law and legislation applying to the case. Make submissions on an appropriate sentence. Do everything reasonable to ensure the court is acting only on truthful information, and protect the judge from making an error in sentencing that could lead to an appeal.
How does a prosecutor determine which cases to pursue? A prosecutor determines a case based upon how beneficial it is to the public prosecutor usually don’t take cases they know they can’t win because prosecutors are in the political world by winning cases it moves them up by losing it moves them down. And if a they know…