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CJWI07correxPDF.qxp
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calungce
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40 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Winter 2007 Campaign Pledges to Prosecute Should a lawyer running for election to a prosecutor’s office make a campaign pledge to prosecute a particular person if elected? If elected, should the prosecutor be disqualified from participation in the trial of that person? Given the immense power vested in the prosecuuto and the fact that more than 95 percent of chief prosecutors at the state and local level are elected, it is surprising that the ethics of pledges to prosecute...

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