Prosecution versus Defense Attorneys – Criminal Justice Questions

1. The central issues in Prosecution and Defense revolve around the differing roles of prosecution and defense attorneys. Explain your choices in this scenario by addressing the following: Examine the roles of both prosecution and defense attorneys. In your opinion, which role would include the most ethical dilemmas? Give at least three reasons to support your decision.

2. Based on the readings, explain at least three reasons why it is difficult for defendants to prove that their attorney was incompetent, or that they received inadequate representation in the legal cases.