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Public prosecutors and discretion

a comparative study

by Julia Fionda

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Netherlands.,
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain.,
    • Public prosecutors -- Great Britain.,
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Netherlands.,
    • Public prosecutors -- Netherlands.,
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Germany.,
    • Public prosecutors -- Germany.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index.

      StatementJulia Fionda.
      Series[Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice], Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKJC8304 .F56 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121863M
      ISBN 100198259158
      LC Control Number94048658

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      Across the country, judges, jurisdictions, police chiefs, public defenders, prosecutors, and allies took up the mantle of justice reform. Our interactive report, The State of Justice Reform, cites major trends and developments during the first year of a new administration, and informs reform in a critical election , we highlight some of our favorite justice-related podcasts, books. 1. Prosecutorial discretion and the role of public prosecutors in the criminal justice system 2. Prosecutors’ autonomy vs. the need for judicial review and other accountability mechanisms 3. List of relevant international standards and recommendations \\\\\ .


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Very little is known about the powers wielded by prosecutors and the factors which influence their exercise of by: Julia Fionda. The role of the public prosecutor in sentencing has become the subject of intense debate in recent years.

Experts recognize that their influence on sentencing practice is profound, and that the implications of their influence is far reaching. In this original study the author assesses the influence of the public prosecutor in Scotland, the Netherlands, England and Wales and Germany over the process Categories: Ethics in Value Theory.

Book Description. The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections.

Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of these branches. What happens when public prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice. Why are cases involving well-to-do victims often prosecuted more vigorously than those involving poor victims.

Why do wealthy defendants frequently enjoy more lenient plea bargains than the disadvantaged. This book looks at the power of American prosecutors Author: Angela J. Davis. As an elected or appointed official, the prosecutor is the most powerful official in the criminal justice system.

Prosecutors exercise unfettered discretion, deciding who to charge with a crime, what charges to file, when to drop the charges, whether or not to plea. American Prosecutors and Prosecutorial Discretion INTRODUCTION In recent weeks and months, the role of the prosecutor and prosecutorial discretion have been thrust into national headlines by events across the United States.

In Ferguson, Missouri, prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch has come under fire for his decision to take the caseFile Size: KB. Self-regulation by prosecution offices is largely nonexistent or ineffective, and the United States Supreme Court has protected prosecutors from both public and judicial scrutiny.

In this article, Professor Davis focuses on the exercise of prosecutorial discretion in charging and plea : Angela J. Davis. The Need for Prosecutorial Discretion Stephanos Bibas University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Public Law and Legal Theory Commons Repository Citation Bibas, Stephanos, "The Need for Prosecutorial Discretion" ().

so prosecutors must use discretion to. When Prosecutors Use Their Discretion. Prosecutors may have a variety of reasons for using prosecutorial discretion. One reason that a prosecutor may decide not to file charges against a defendant is a lack of evidence.

A prosecutor has the burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt any charges they file against a defendant, so if the evidence. An ideal Prosecutor must consider herself/himself as an agent of justice.

In India, we have a public prosecutor who acts in accordance with the directions of the judge. Normally, the control of entire trial is in the hands of the trial judge.

Investigation is the prerogative of the police. However, it is generally believed that traditional right of nulle prosequi is available to the prosecutor. prosecutor and judges is also discussed. This book is an original enquiry into an aspect of the role of the prosecutor which is increasingly important in major criminal justice systems, and will Author: Julia Fionda.

prosecutorial discretion. The Law Governing Public Prosecutors Under federal law, a public prosecutor has exclusive discretion to decide whether or not to prosecute any crime that is supported by 13 See Anne Bowen Poulin, Prosecutorial Discretion and Selective Prosecution: Enforcing Protection After United States v.

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The volume is structured around four main themes relating to the role of the modern prosecutor: the nature of the prosecutor’s office, the role of the prosecutor in investigations, prosecutorial discretion and how it is exercised, and politicisation and accountability of prosecutors.

This book is essential for scholars and students in Cited by: 1. prosecutors; whether State Counsel, public prosecutors, police prosecutors or private prosecutors; must comply fully with his directives. It is, therefore, imperative that prosecutors understand the role and functions of the DPP.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate Excellent. I bought and read the book after hearing her speak at a Charles Houston Institute lecture series event. Jena Six got lots of attention but the work in Arbitrary Justice digs deep into the issue of prosecutor mismanagement and the role prosecutors play in the mass incarceration of Black and Brown people.4/5(1).

Public Prosecutors and Discretion: A Comparative Study, Julia Fionda, Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice (Clarendon Press, Oxfordxviii, pages) in European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal JusticeAuthor: Matti Joutsen. The Prosecutor’s Policy Guide. concludes with five templates derived from the most frequently discussed roundtable topics.

This guide is intended to provide prosecutors with checklists, reminders, or points of departure for further thought and action. Overall, the challenges of the st.

century for prosecutors are many and the File Size: KB. Prosecutors who have been doing this for a long time have recognized that.” The number of federal drug defendants in Inita drop of 4, according to the : Juleyka Lantigua-Williams.Prosecutors conduct surveys of the community to determine which cases are most important.

b. Prosecutors are elected, so their decisions should reflect community values. c. Prosecutors have no discretion to try cases—they must bring every case they receive to court. d. Prosecutors keep the community happy by having low conviction rates.