Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss and evaluate the diverse roles of judges prosecutor defense counsel and other courtroom personnel. Discuss how they are both independent and mutually interdependent as well as the benefits and pitfalls of such relationships. Be sure to include a discussion of ethical and legal standards applicable to the various participants and how they impact our criminal justice system and affect in shaping both substantive law and procedural law.
Include at least four peer reviewed references. URL links are not sufficient and web pages not researched or professionally sourced are insufficient. See the UOP guidelines for acceptable references in week one Guides and Resources. Cite to each listed reference.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Use the guidelines posted in week one APA Guides and Resources.
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