What factors affect whether or not prosecutors press charges against accused criminals?
Identify and discuss the main stages of the criminal trial.
A prosecutor has to take into account the evidence and possible witnesses to the crime. If the prosecutor does not have enough evidence or feels he or she cannot win the case they will be less likely to press charges. Prosecutors need solid evidence to try and convict an individual of a criminal offense. The individual will be investigated and apprehended by the police. The prosecutor