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The Power of the Prosecutor: Gatekeepers of the Criminal Justice System

Joan E. Jacoby, Edward C. Ratledge
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9781440842184, 1440842183, 9781440842191 (ebook)
Contents
  • What is discretion and why do we care?
  • Discretion and policing
  • Controlling the gate to the courts
  • The final accounting : from filing to disposition
  • Falling apart
  • DSK: a rush to judgement
  • The Duke lacrosse players : prosecutorial misconduct
  • JonBenet Ramsey : the case that never was
  • Casey Anthony : truth and consequences
  • Orenthal James Simpson : the murder trial of a victim?
  • Professionalism and innovation
  • Lessons learned.
Description
xiii, 227 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-219) and index.
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