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  Prosecutor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prosecutors are typically lawyers who possess a university degree in law and are recognized as legal professionals by the court in which they intend to represent the state.
Prosecutors are typically civil servants who possess a university degree in law and additional training in the administration of justice.
In France, the prosecutor, or Procureur de la République (or Procureur Général in an Appeal Court or Avocat Général in the Court of Cassation) is assisted by deputies (substituts).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prosecutor   (1377 words)

 Prosecutor's fallacy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When a prosecutor has collected some evidence (for instance a DNA match) and has an expert testify that the probability of finding this evidence if the accused were innocent is tiny, the fallacy occurs if it is concluded that the probability of the accused being innocent must be comparably tiny.
The terms "prosecutor's fallacy" and "defense attorney's fallacy" were originated by William C. Thompson[1] and Edward Schumann in their classic article "Interpretation of statistical evidence in criminal trials: The prosecutor's fallacy and the defense attorney's fallacy." Law and Human Behavior, 1987, 11, 167-187.
In legal terms, the prosecutor is operating in terms of a presumption of guilt, as he is obliged to, but which is contrary to the joururs' obligatory presumption of innocence whereby a person is assumed to be innocent unless found guilty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prosecutor's_fallacy   (1761 words)

 Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office
The Hunterdon County Prosecutor and his employees are vested with the power and responsibility to use all reasonable and lawful diligence for the detection, arrest, indictment and conviction of those who violate the criminal laws of the State of New Jersey.
As a result, the Hunterdon county Prosecutor's office should be in a position to more effectively investigate, analyze and prosecute traffic related crimes throughout the county.
Prosecutors around the state are working closely with school officials to promote community awareness.
www.co.hunterdon.nj.us /prosecutor.htm   (585 words)

 State Bar Association of North Dakota
A city prosecutor can ethically dismiss a criminal case initiated by an individual's complaint which was allowed by the municipal judge, when requested by the city council due to the cost of paying for court-appointed counsel.
Pursuant to case law, a prosecutor's "duty" to initiate prosecution does not arise by the mere submission of a sworn complaint, but only upon the prosecutor's decision, after due inquiry and consideration, that a criminal charge is proper under the circumstances.
The prosecutor may, in certain circumstances and for good cause consistent with the public interest, decline to prosecute, notwithstanding that sufficient evidence may exist which would support a conviction.
www.sband.org /Ethics/opinion.asp?rule=29&cat=3   (304 words)

 Sussex County - Prosecutor's Office
Prosecutor, David Weaver is the chief law enforcement officer of Sussex County.
The Prosecutor is the legal advocate of the people of the state and is responsible for the enforcement of its criminal laws.
The Prosecutor and his staff of nine Assistant Prosecutors, twenty detectives and twenty administrative personnel are dedicated to using reasonable and lawful diligence for the detection, investigation, apprehension and prosecution of all criminal offenders in the County of Sussex.
www.sussex.nj.us /Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=7&TPID=858   (396 words)

 Legal Definition of Prosecutor
The public prosecutor is an officer appointed by the government, to prosecute all offences; he is the attorney general or his deputy.
Every man may become a prosecutor, but no man is bound except in some few of the more enormous offences, as treason, to be one but if the prosecutor should compound a felony, he will be guilty of a crime.
The prosecutor has an inducement to prosecute, because he cannot, in many cases, have any civil remedy until he has done his duty to society by an endeavor to bring the offender to justice.
www.lectlaw.com /def2/p101.htm   (180 words)

 Kazakhstan: Prosecutor Issues Illegal Ban on Baptist Church
Prosecutor Khagibula Kasymov ordered the Iman (Love) Church to stop all meetings claiming that it could not function until it had state registration, despite the fact that Kazakh law does not ban activity by religious communities without registration - a frequent claim by officials across the country.
The prosecutor claimed that according to the law, any new religious community must be registered and a minimum of 10 members are needed to register.
Keston was unable to reach Prosecutor Zhorgenbaev on May 16, as he was away on a work trip, and his deputy, Isemjan Dosanov, said he was not informed about the case, but promised to look into it.
www.worthynews.com /news-features/kazakhstan-baptist-church.html   (809 words)

 Step 7 of a Federal Prosecutor's Job
This ensures that the evidence that a prosecutor uses to prove a defendant’s guilt is the same evidence that was used to committ the crime.
Following the prosecutor’s examination of a witness, the defense attorney has an opportunity to cross examine or ask questions to the same witness.
For example, a prosecutor or defense attorney may object to the wide range of the direct examination because it is beyond the knowledge of the witness, or the attorney may be arguing with the witness rather than asking questions, or the witness may be talking about things irrelevant to the case.
www.usdoj.gov /usao/eousa/kidspage/step7.html   (1272 words)

 U.S. Prosecutor Sues Ashcroft - CBS News
The e-mail from the other prosecutor shows he complained at the time that efforts by Justice's terrorism unit in Washington to "insinuate themselves into this trial are, nothing more than a self-serving effort to justify the existence" of the unit.
The prosecutor is being represented by the National Whistleblower Center, which has represented FBI agents and other whistleblowers in recent cases involving terrorism.
Prosecutors said the four men were working as part of a shadowy unidentified terrorist group.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/02/17/terror/main600677.shtml   (935 words)

 Aegis Trust - Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Prosecutor's deferral to a State's investigation shall be open to review by the Prosecutor six months after the date of deferral or at any time when there has been a significant change of circumstances based on the State's unwillingness or inability genuinely to carry out the investigation.
The Prosecutor and the Deputy Prosecutors shall be persons of high moral character, be highly competent in and have extensive practical experience in the prosecution or trial of criminal cases.
Neither the Prosecutor nor a Deputy Prosecutor shall engage in any activity which is likely to interfere with his or her prosecutorial functions or to affect confidence in his or her independence.
www.aegistrust.org /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=188&Itemid=196   (10392 words)

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Prosecutor Heaton graduated from Ohio Northern Law School in 1976 and received his license to practice law in 1977.
Prosecutor Heaton is active in Logan County Community affairs.
The prosecuting attorney shall prosecute and defend all suits and actions which any such officer or board directs or to which it is a party, and no county officer may employ any other counsel or attorney at the expense of the county, unless authorized to do so by the prosecuting attorney.
www.co.logan.oh.us /prosecutor   (424 words)

 Middlesex County Prosecutor
The Middlesex County Prosecutor is the chief law enforcement officer in the county.
The functions of Assistant Prosecutors, who are attorneys, include the review of incoming criminal complaints, providing training and legal expertise to municipal police departments, presenting cases to the Grand Jury, filing motions and briefs, and ultimately, preparing and presenting criminal cases for trial in Superior Court.
The Detective staff of the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office is responsible for the investigation of all indictable crimes.
www.co.middlesex.nj.us /prosecutor/index.asp   (197 words)

 SCADPlus: European Public Prosecutor
The Prosecutor should be able to bring prosecutions in the courts of the Member States and to exercise control of investigations across Community territory.
The European Public Prosecutor would be appointed by the Council, acting by a qualified majority with the assent of the European Parliament on the basis of a list of candidates provided by the Commission, for a non-renewable term of six years.
There would be synergies between the European Public Prosecutor's investigation resources and instruments currently being developed for judicial cooperation in Europe (European arrest warrant) on the basis of mutual recognition of investigation instruments existing in the national systems (searches and seizures, for example).
europa.eu.int /scadplus/leg/en/lvb/l33159.htm   (1322 words)

 Office of the Boone County Prosecutor - Boone County , Indiana, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As prosecutor it is my mission to assist the police in its investigations and to ultimately prosecute and convict criminal offenders in order to hold them accountable for their wrongdoing.
As prosecutor it is my goal to accomplish this mission in a fair and just manner, while being ever mindful of the impact crime has on a community and a victim.
The Office of the Boone County Prosecutor handles thousands of criminal cases every year.
www.bccn.boone.in.us /prosecutor   (281 words)

 Prosecutor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
However, I do not know of any church that is truly honoring the Sabbath, following the Bible only, and exposing the papacy.
Because they are backed by the power of the state, prosecutors are usually subject to special professional responsibility rules in addition to those binding all lawyers as a whole.
For example, as "ministers of justice," American prosecutors are supposed to act in good faith, and can be disbarred for deliberately hiding evidence that completely exonerates the defendant.
www.worldslastchance.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Prosecution   (870 words)

 Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
Prosecutors and law enforcement officers throughout the criminal justice system agree that when minor acts of civic disorder continue unchecked, a corresponding increase in serious crime inevitably occurs.
The Neighborhood Prosecutor Program aims to identify, prioritize, and address criminal problems proactively before they are able to grow into serious offenses and larger problems that can lead to urban decay in our communities.
The Neighborhood Prosecutors will identify and refer nuisance abatement cases to the existing Citywide Nuisance Abatement Program (CNAP) and will also pursue criminal prosecution of those quality of life offenses that the community has identified as significant problems.
www.lacity.org /atty/atycb1b2a.htm   (309 words)

 Akron:Law:General Info
The City Prosecutor's office is open for complaints Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m.
If a staff member of the Prosecutor's office determines there is a probable cause to believe a crime was committed, you may be asked to sign a criminal complaint.
The Prosecutor's Office will not recommend dismissal of criminal charges merely because the prosecuting witness has changed his or her mind.
www.ci.akron.oh.us /law01.html   (811 words)

 Prosecutor's Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Prosecutor's Office serves as a countywide criminal investigative agency, along with conducting all criminal court activities for the county.
The population of the county is approximately 240,000 and there are 24 municipalities within the jurisdiction of the Prosecutor's Office.
The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office is committed to providing our citizens with the most competent and professional investigation and prosecution of criminal offenders by using all available resources.
www.co.gloucester.nj.us /Government/Departments/Prosecutor/Mainpage.htm   (478 words)

 Prosecutor's Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result of this continuing "tough on crime" stance, the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office, on an annual basis, has one of the highest felony jury trial conviction rates in the state of Michigan.
The accomplishments of the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office can be attributed not only to my efforts, but to the commitment of my professional staff.
I feel extremely privileged to serve as your prosecutor and consider it a tremendous honor to carry out the mandate of insuring the safety of our community and its citizens.
www.co.muskegon.mi.us /prosecutor   (212 words)

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By law, the Prosecutor's Office is responsible for the detection, investigation, arrest and conviction of criminals in Cape May County.
As the chief law enforcement officer in the county, the Prosecutor works closely with the municipal police departments and state police to ensure the effective, efficient and uniform enforcement of the criminal laws and the administration of criminal justice throughout the county.
The Prosecutor's Office is committed to strengthen law enforcement relations with our citizens, enhancing the quality of life in the county and protecting the rights of crime victims to be treated with compassion, fairness and respect.
www.cmcpros.net   (151 words)

 Johnson County Prosecutor's Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Prosecutor is your lawyer in the criminal justice system.
As the chief law enforcement officer of the county, the Prosecutor protects the citizens of the county by enforcing the provisions of the Indiana Criminal Code.
Prosecutor Lance Hamner is currently serving his fourth term as Johnson County Prosecutor.
www.jcpo.us   (107 words)

 trial coverage
John Wynne, assistant prosecutor, successfully argued that, although a jury has the power to nullify a law, the right should not be advertised.
Camden County Prosecutor Lee Solomon said Forchion will have to convince a judge to void the deal by proving that his agreement was not voluntary, or that he was not adequately represented by an attorney, Solomon said.
Assistant prosecutor John Wynne disagreed, saying jurors seemed worried that the marijuana Forchion is accused of smuggling could have ended up in the hands of children.
www.njweedman.com /trialcoverage.html   (10014 words)

 Prosecutor of Texas - Manufacturer of Digital and VCR Based In-Car Police Video Camera Systems
Prosecutor of Texas provides your officers with police in car video systems, such as surveillance camera systems, mobile digital systems, and digital video evidence recording systems, that provide airtight evidence against a defendant's arbitrator in court.
Prosecutor is revolutionizing the way our law enforcers protect our cities and towns by enabling recording data in multiple formats – VHS and Digital.
Like a roadrunner, Prosecutor is always racing to the forefront in technology for the ultimate in digital in car video, in car wireless mobile digital, mobile digital systems and video monitoring technology.
www.policevideo.com   (919 words)

Nothing in these Guidelines should be construed to affect in any way the prosecutor's discretion in any case to move unilaterally for an amendment to the original charge or a dismissal of the charges pending against a defendant if the prosecutor determines and personally represents on the record the reasons in support of the motion.
It is recognized that it is not the municipal prosecutor's function merely to seek convictions in all cases.
Rather, the prosecutor has an obligation to defendants, the State and the public to see that justice is done and truth is revealed in each individual case.
www.judiciary.state.nj.us /rules/r7-15.htm   (706 words)

 Office of the Monmouth County Prosecutor
With 50 Assistant Prosecutors and over 80 Detectives, The Prosecutor's Office is the largest law firm in Monmouth County and one of the largest police departments.
Together, with a support staff of secretaries, paralegals and law clerks, we prosecute thousands of juvenile and adult criminal cases every year.
Freehold, N.J. ©Office of the Monmouth County Prosecutor
www.prosecutor.co.monmouth.nj.us   (93 words)

 St Joseph County Prosecutor's Office
As your prosecutor, I have the responsibility to ensure the safety and security of all of the residents of St. Joseph County.
The primary function of the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office is to prosecute criminal cases which occur within St. Joseph County.
The staff of the prosecutor's office includes deputy prosecuting attorneys, investigators, child support personnel and clerical personnel.
www.stjoepros.org   (245 words)

 Office of the Appellate Prosecutor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The primary objective of the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor is to deliver quality professional services to all participating counties in full compliance with it's legislative mandate.
In addition, the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor is allowed to act as Special Prosecutor with the consent of the Attorney General and if appointed by a court having jurisdiction.
These sessions focused on such relevant topics as investigative techniques in child sexual abuse cases, legal issues and considerations in child abuse and neglect cases, physical and neglect abuse injury reconstruction techniques, assessing abuse with very young children, and health risks to children exposed to methamphetamine manufacturing.
www.state.il.us /prosecutor   (1341 words)

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