Criminal Justice | Introduction to Section 5

Criminal Justice

An Overview of the System


Introduction to Section 5

After the police arrest a person and the investigation is concluded, the case file is turned over to the prosecutor. It is at this stage that the courtroom workgroup takes over from the police. This section will examine the role of the prosecution, the role of the defense, and the role of the court in moving a criminal case forward through the criminal justice system.

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