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I need someone to write me a Maximum of three pages, 12 point
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THIS A CRIMINAL LAW ASSIGNMENT!! SO THINK LIKE A LAWYER.
REMEMBER THIS IS AN ARGUMENTATIVE PAPER !! SO ANALYZE YOUR THOUGHTS VERY WELL
There must be plagiarism OR GRAMMATICAL ERRORS!! EVERY SINGLE SENTENCE MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS UNLESS YOU ARE CITING SOMEONE ELSE’S WORK.
Directions on what to do
questions answered? (40 points)
that you have thought about the topic. (40 points)
readable? Significant and repeated errors in punctuation, grammar, and spelling? (20 points)
the boyfriend who ends up causing a wreck and the girlfriend dies. Boyfriend is indicted for Vehicular Manslaughter (2-5 years prison). Girlfriend’s parents want Voluntary Manslaughter (5-8years prison). The DA knows that the vehicular manslaughter statute was written just for this scenario. At the negotiation table, the DA tells the Defense to plead to Vehicular Manslaughter,agree to 5 years, agree not to appeal or boyfriend will be indicted for Voluntary Manslaughter and the DA will argue for the 8 year maximum.
A six year old child is sexually abused by her father. The child tells her teacher who calls the
police. The child goes through a forensic medical exam and there are positive signs of vaginal
penetration. Father is arrested. Six months earlier the mother filed for divorce because she
found out about the abuse but did not want the child to go through the criminal justice
system. The mother refuses to have the child testify. Without the child’s testimony the charges
will be dropped. The father’s defense attorney knows this and files a motion to dismiss. The
father has 2 other daughters from 2 other mothers. The prosecutor subpoenas the daughter and
tells the mother if the child does not appear at trial, she will notify social services and file
contempt charges against the mother.
• Define the societal interest.Can it be satisfied with a plea bargain? Why/why not?
What’s your opinion of prosecutor’s position? Does it serve the societal interest?
What’s your opinion of the prosecutor’s use of his/her power in each case?
Questions 4 and 5
Prosecutors, who are elected officials, have unlimited authority to charge/not charge someone
with a crime, charge them with a felony or misdemeanor, divert them to treatment, or charge an
offense that carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence.
Do you believe their decisions should be regulated by law or guidelines like those in effect for
judges and parole boards? Why or why not?
Explain how you think prosecutors should be held accountable for their decisions in plea
agreements and for prosecutorial misconduct.
Explain the pros and cons of plea bargains as they relate to punishment in our society.
• Hint: You can use scenarios 1 and 2 to justify or discuss your position
Good luck!! Use scholarly resources for your finding.