Prosecuting Attorneys

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Prosecuting attorneys make discretionary decisions about whether to pursue criminal charges, which charges to make, and what sentence to recommend. (Cole-Smith-Dejong) Most states elect prosecutors but the title each one performs under may change. District Attorneys, State's Attorneys, Commonwealth Attorneys, or County Attorney are the four titles one may be referred by. Most crime committed violates state laws shaping a prosecutor's task generally for state and local governments. Rarely can anyone ever overturn a prosecutor creating him/her a person of high power. Prosecutors have the power to make independent decisions such as which cases to pursue. In a case comes the power a prosecutor decides if they should charge the suspect, what to

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