Where is the justice?
Where is the prosecutor?
The primary duty of a prosecutor is to seek justice within the bounds of the law. As an administrator of justice, a prosecutor should be a zealous advocate serving the public interest. There is a required balancing of judgment to increase public safety by prosecuting the accused and exercising discretion to not pursue criminal charges in appropriate circumstances. A prosecutor should seek to protect the innocent, convict the guilty, consider the interests of victims and witnesses, and respect the constitutional and legal rights of all persons, including suspects and defendants.
See: ABA Standard 3-1.2: Functions and Duties of the Prosecutor
Information for the Public
Notable dismissals and jury trial results for recent cases in Athens-Clarke County.
Less Than 50%
Jury Conviction RATE
months in office
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In a surprising twist, the public defender appointed to represent Nigel Brown, Ms. Kaitlyn Beck, has recently filed a Motion to Compel Discovery and for a Gag Order. […]