What are the roles of the prosecutor and defense attorney? How does a prosecutor determine which cases to pursue? What would happen if the criteria for taking a case were more/less stringent?
How would you define the pretrial criminal process? How does this affect post arrest processes and trial? Is there a better solution to the current process? Explain.
What is a courtroom work group? How does this courtroom work group interact on a daily basis? What changes to the courtroom work group would you recommend?
What is the role of the prosecutor? How does a prosecutor determine which cases to pursue? What would happen if the criteria for taking a case were more or less stringent?
What are the effects of the criminal justice funnel and the backlog of cases on the court system and the courtroom work group? What are some solutions to help eliminate the funnel and reduce the backlog of cases? Provide examples