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Selective prosecution in the federal criminal justice system?

Kevin H. Mabe

Selective prosecution in the federal criminal justice system?

by Kevin H. Mabe

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Published by Nova Science in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditor, Kevin H. Mabe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9640 .A25 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461525M
ISBN 109781606926840
LC Control Number2009031973
OCLC/WorldCa317928020

Criminal Division Published by Office of Legal Education Executive Office for United States Attorneys The Office of Legal Education intends that this book be used by Federal prosecutors for training and law enforcement purposes. The contents of this book provide internal suggestions to Department of Justice attorneys. Nothing in it is intended. United States v. Armstrong, S. Ct. () I. INTRODUCTION. In United States v. Armstrong,(1) the Supreme Court granted certiorari to determine the standard of proof for a defendant in a criminal prosecution to obtain discovery in a selective prosecution defense.

cie case of selective prosecution. The Court of Appeals reversed. We granted cer-tiorari on the question of selective prosecution. In our criminal justice system, the Government re-tains “broad discretion” as to whom to prosecute. “[S]o long as the prosecutor has probable cause to be-lieve that the accused committed an offense defined. United States v. Bass, U.S. () I. INTRODUCTION. In United States v. Bass, (1) the Supreme Court, in a per curiam opinion, ruled on the standard of proof required for a defendant to obtain discovery to support a claim of selective prosecution for the death penalty.

Race and the Federal Criminal Justice System: A Look at the Issue of Selective Prosecution What Is HeinOnline? HeinOnline is a subscription-based resource containing nearly 2, academic and legal journals from inception; complete coverage of government documents such as U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, Federal Register, Code of Federal. The ends of criminal justice would be defeated if judgments were to be founded on a partial or speculative presentation of the facts." United States v. Nixon, U.S. at U. S. It also recognizes that most of the relevant proof in selective prosecution cases will normally be in the Government's hands. Cf. Poller v.


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On February 5,senators Grassley and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) referred Christopher Steele for criminal prosecution for lying about his contacts with numerous media organization prior to the. In the U.S., the selective prosecution defense in the federal system is based on the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment.

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