Ethical Considerations in the Legal Prosecution of Robbery and Murder Cases

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Introduction In this short essay, the author will consider the various ethical considerations and problems that will need to be addressed in the legal prosecution of a robbery and a murder case. This will include dealing with the ethical problems involved in the investigation of the crimes as well as prosecution problems that arise when the case is presented for trial if the investigator was unethical. Finally, we will examine the ethical issues that are directly related to the prosecutor in these cases. Analysis-General Issues Let us assume that the case of a federal prosecutor is typical. After all, it sets the standard for lower governmental prosecutors. There is much work that has to be accomplished with the case's items, evidence, statements and material witnesses before the case is ready to brought before a judge and jury after we examine the facts of the original crime and its scene. There are many ethical considerations must be taken into account from the beginning of the case when an investigator is called to the the scene for a crime (let's say, homicide) ("Federal prosecutor ," 2011). In such instances, consideration has to be taken that the investigator is unbiased and is able to remain open minded even. The investigation has to remain within the legal boundaries that govern law enforcement personnel directly related to the case and the evidence about the identity of a suspect, how the evidence was retrieved from the suspect and insuring that there was

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