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  •  Really? (0+ / 0-)

    You actually need a citation? Look at his statement again.

    Someone who testifies in court that someone stole their money is believed and the case proceeds on that basis.
    I can, Rai, go to the police and claim YOU stole me, provide no evidence to that affect, and not only automatically be believed but have the case proceed to trial?

    You're actually asking for a citation? Fine.

    First, the prosecutor analyzes the case to determine if it is legally sound. The case must not have any obvious defects that will get it thrown out of court, such as violation of the defendant's constitutional rights or destruction of evidence crucial to the defense. Next, the prosecutor decides if there is adequate and reliable evidence of the person's guilt. The prosecutor must determine that the amount of evidence, and the quality of evidence, makes conviction probable

    Please proceed, Governor.

    by USArmyParatrooper on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 01:36:11 AM PDT

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