Courtroom Work Group

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Courtroom Work Group There are many parts of the courtroom and the process of convicting a criminal. The courtroom work group has a major role in convicting and finalizing a case. In the courtroom work group, there are three groups of people that hold the entire courtroom together. Without the work group, the courtroom would not flow, and coming to a conclusion to the case would not be as easy. The work group is made up of the Judge, the Defense Counsel and the Prosecution. They work together to reach a result, in the case by staying in contact on a daily basis. There are many roles in the work group, and if they are not all followed through with then the results could be different than what they should be. In this paper, we will…show more content…
Then we have the local court administrator; they facilitate the courts to function in a smooth way and court management. The court reporter and court clerks, the court reporter, type’s everything that is said in court, the courts want to keep accurate accounts of what is said, not only that, they used the transcripts for certain court cases as examples. Then the courts handle the courts pleas, motions and maintain a record of all the cases. All these people cross path each and every day in the courts, they ensure that all parties are being respected and that no law is being abused by either party. The only thing I would change in the handling of the data by local authorities and the prosecuting office, they should ensure that all data is obtained legally. The Role of the Prosecution The role of the prosecutor boils down to three main goals. The prosecutor is responsible for investigating the crime committed, decide whether or not to proceed with legal proceeding, and finally, if legal proceedings are instigated to appear in court. The prosecutor has more contact with everyone involved with the crime than maybe anyone else. He or she has contact with the person suspected of the crime, the victim, witnesses, and also works alongside the police to investigate and ensure the correct person is held accountable. Once all the evidence is gathered up, he or she will decide whether or not to legally pursue
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