The U.S. legal system is based on an adversary system. The system is a contest between two opposing parties, the prosecution and defense. A judge presides as an impartial arbiter.
Based on your weekly readings and the materials provided, address and discuss the following questions:
What do you feel are the most important duties of a prosecutor?
What do you feel are the most important duties of a defense attorney?
Which of your skills do you feel would make you more suited to the position of a prosecutor or a defense attorney?