Once the jury is chosen, the trial begins. The adversary process is a process in which the adversaries attempt to achieve their different objectives through the rules of law and professional ethics. The prosecutor’s job is to obtain a conviction of the defendant. The prosecutor is an agent of the government and seeks to punish the criminal and prevent future crime. The prosecutor is required to uphold the law, even if that makes it difficult to obtain a conviction. The defense attorney, on the other hand, is the client’s advocate. He attacks the state’s evidence, questions the credibility of its witnesses, and presents contrary evidence that tells a different story. An adversary process empowers a defense attorney to assert the rights of any defendant, guilty or innocent.
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