I’m working on a law multi-part question and need an explanation to help me understand better.
Our discussions this week will look to explain and control misconduct in the court system.
1. Explain how “the desire to win”” can lead a prosecutor to pursue a case that should be dropped or choose to not disclose evidence that would exonerate a defendant. How does the organizational/occupational culture affect their motivations? Give a real life example of prosecutor misconduct and indicate briefly how/if that prosecutor was punished?
2. What can be done to reduce prosecutorial misconduct?
3. If you were to outline an ethics policy for a district attorney’s office