Recent Examples of prosecutor from the Web
According to The Intercept's Aaronson, prosecutors and Agbareia's attorney did not respond to requests for comment.
The state prosecutors, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, argue that the attorneys general in New York — and Massachusetts, which is also probing Exxon — are abusing their power to prove a political point about climate change.
Zhang remains missing and is most likely dead, according to prosecutors.
Prosecutors offered Coleman 10 years in prison or 15 years if placed on probation.
Judges and commissioners have interpreted the change in different ways, according to interviews with advocates, defense attorneys, prosecutors and lawmakers.
State courts generally honor subpoenas issued by prosecutors in other jurisdictions.
Federal prosecutors argued in a court brief in June that the jury’s only role was to determine whether Pawlak knowingly possessed and received child pornography.
A former state prosecutor, Duterte denies condoning extrajudicial killings and remains popular with the masses who embrace his unorthodox leadership style, profanity-laced outbursts and draconian bent in an Asian bastion of democracy.
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First Known Use of prosecutor
PROSECUTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prosecutor for English Language Learners
: a lawyer who represents the side in a court case that accuses a person of a crime and who tries to prove that the person is guilty
PROSECUTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of prosecutor for Students
: a lawyer in a criminal case who tries to prove that the accused person is guilty
Legal Definition of prosecutor
1 : a person who institutes a prosecution (as by making an affidavit or complaint charging the defendant)
2 : a government attorney who presents the state's case against the defendant in a criminal prosecution
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