1. What if you were a prosecutor and had evidence that possibly showed the innocence of the defendant but you know if you don’t win the case you’ll likely lose the next election? What would you do?
2. What type of misconduct is alleged in this video? Explain. What may be the reason for it, if true?
3. Do you agree with the arguments made in this segment regarding sentencing? What counter-arguments exist? Does the video advocate for deterrence, treatment, or some other rationale?
4. Review the ethical issues facing community correctional staff. Discuss the unique challenges and determine if the challenges facing probation or parole officers is most significant.
5. What if you believed a suspect you had in custody had information that would allow you to prevent an imminent terrorist attack? To what lengths would you go to get the information? Would it matter if the lives of friends and family were at stake?
Criminal Law Name: Institution: Course: Date: Criminal Law As a prosecutor, one is held to a higher standard and it is paramount that they get to live to that standard. It is common for prosecutors to have evidence that would easily set free the accused by indicating that they are innocent. However, due to competing interests often times, innocent persons are sent to jail even though there is evidence to indicate otherwise. Given this chance, I would perform my duty as a prosecutor and exonerate the accused, in light of new evidence of their innocence. This is crucial as part of the ethical standards that guide the legal system. As such, the issue of being elected in the next election should not at any one