Prosecuting The Melting Pot By Helen T. Nguyen

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Prosecuting The Melting Pot Helen T. Nguyen Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Abstract Vincent Bugliosi (2001) put it best when he said: For a lawyer to do less than his utmost is, I strongly feel, a betrayal of his client. Though in criminal trials one tends to focus on the defense attorney and his client the accused, the prosecutor is also a lawyer, and he too has a client: the People. And the People are equally entitled to their day in court, to a fair and impartial trial, and to justice. (p. 166) This essay will inform how to get to achieving a prosecutor position, what life is like after getting the job, and the different possibilities after a few years of experience. Prosecuting The Melting Pot Section I Ever since as a young child, I have had an unreasonable anger and resentment towards felonists. There has never been anything that made me more outraged than someone that had placed harm onto another being for vengeance and/or entertainment. According to the Crime and Justice Atlas 2000, crime rates have raised and dropped as much as 900 in a small community of 100,000 in just the past twenty years (“2000”, p. 36). From this very reason, criminal prosecutors, also known as district attorneys (D.A.), were created and hired to take on the demanding job of putting away the masterminds of these crimes behind bars. Criminal prosecutors are trained to keep the world go round by proving the criminal’s unlawful actions through analyzing police

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