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Why Should Prosecutors "Seek Justice"?

@article{Green1999WhySP,
  title={Why Should Prosecutors "Seek Justice"?},
  author={Bruce Andrew Green},
  journal={Fordham Urban Law Journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={26},
  pages={607}
}
  • B. Green
  • Published 1999
  • Political Science
  • Fordham Urban Law Journal
This article discusses how prosecutors should conduct themselves in light of the principle that has traditionally ben thought to define the prosecutor’s professional ethos: “the duty to seek justice.” Part I sketches the outlines of this concept, both historically and in its contemporary incarnation. Part II offers two reasons for asking why prosecutors should seek justice. Part III examines alternative justifications for the duty–first, that the duty derives from prosecutors’ extraordinary… 
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