This course focuses on the role of the prosecutor both as a protector of the community and as an agent of social justice. At every step of the criminal justice process—from investigation to arrest to bail to charging to plea negotiations to trial to sentencing—the prosecutor must make critical choices. Every one of these choices impacts not only the criminal justice system but also the citizens who face incarceration and the families and communities who rely on those citizens. This course examines how a prosecutor can do his or her job both with a passion for justice and with compassion for the people and communities impacted by the justice system.
Elie Honig (Executive Director, Rutgers Center for Critical Intelligence Studies)
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