116: In Studio - Prosecuting Discretion

from  Life of the Law

Aug 22, 2017

"Every criminal trial is a competition between the prosecution and the defense. The judge has relatively less dominant role than in other countries and a lot of times, we have the guilt and innocence of people decided by juries, unless of course there's a plea bargain. This means prosecutors are crucially important because they're the ones who decide whether a case is going to go through, and what shape that case is going to take."- Hadar Aviram, Professor of Law, UC HastingsThis week on Li...more

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