Prosecutor has both the duty to bring about just conviction and to refrain from bringing about unjust conviction.

April 11, 2011

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110 Criminal LawProsecutor’s duty is not only to use every legitimate means to bring about a just conviction, but to refrain from improper methods calculated to produce a wrongful conviction.
Berger v. United States, 55 S.Ct. 629 (1935)

Suggested by David F. Herr, Partner; Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP; Minneapolis, MN