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Role of the Federal Prosecutor (2)

This course will explore the powers and responsibilities of the federal prosecutor. Class segments will focus on how decisions are made by federal prosecutors throughout different stages of the criminal justice system, in light of legal, policy, practical and ethical considerations. Using actual cases as well as federal statutes, guidelines, and other materials, the course will discuss the factors that influence the decisions and discretion of the federal prosecutor. The course will also examine the interaction between and among federal, state and foreign jurisdictions and investigative agencies, in particular the interests of competing sovereigns in the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity.

Current & Previous Instructors:
John Geise; Barbara S. Sale;

599D (CRN: 26457)       Credits: 2
    Geise; Sale.
    Spring, 2014 (Twilight).
    Mon: 5:25-7:25  
    Room 202.
    Booklist.    


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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