pt. 1. Prosecution's role Are a prosecutor's responsibilities "special"? Why should prosecutors "seek justice"? New rules for scientific and exculpatory evidence? pt. 2. Defense counsel's role Has Gideon's promise been fulfilled Inadequate representation and wrongful convictions pt. 3. Criminal practice and the media Trial by media : arguing cases in the court of public opinion Clients, lawyers, and the media The role of lawyers in client media campaigns pt. 4. Client autonomy Client autonomy and choice of counsel Counsel or client : who's in charge? pt. 5. Conflicts of interest The Supreme Court and defense counsel conflicts Campaign pledges to prosecute pt. 6. Investigation and discovery To tape or not to tape : secret recording Brother's keeper : must you protect opponent's confidentiality? Anticontact rules in criminal investigations Destroying documents Implicit plea agreements and issues of disclosure Plea negotiations Disclosing exculpatory material in plea negotiations Corporate privilege waivers in plea negotiations pt. 8. Preparation for trial Witness preparation : when does it cross the line? The alternative perpetrator strategy pt. 9. Litigation ethics Prosecutors pursuing inconsistent prosecutions "Thou shalt not use religion in closing argument".
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