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Old 04-15-2012, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Myguysinmoco View Post
Ultimately, it is a prosecutors job to seek justice and unfortunately most of society sees it as one side versus the other, like a poker game, winner take all. Sometimes a prosecutor needs to seek treatment for an accussed defendant or dismiss a case when evidence points to their innocence, we need more prosecutors who see their job as seekers of justice rathet then winning cases (i.e., getting convictions) as a way of building their popularity, climbing a carreer ladder, or furthering themselves in some way. Society needs to accept that its not a bad thing if a prosecutor chooses to dismiss a case or offer probation or treatment when it is the just thing to do. Many DA's have become politicians and left ethics behind.

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