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Message started by stu1985 on Dec 14th, 2008 at 5:15pm

Title: Alternatives to prosecution
Post by stu1985 on Dec 14th, 2008 at 5:15pm
Hi all,

I'm needing some help with an assignment for my criminal practice class.

We have to write a letter to the PF asking him to take a different course of action with regard to the client. They have decided to prosecute, even though there are mitigating circumstances. I think we are supposed to ask the PF to desert the case at the next calling, or continue it. I'm not too sure why I would be asking for it to be contined though.

Any ideas atall?

Title: Re: Alternatives to prosecution
Post by grumpy on Dec 15th, 2008 at 11:52am
You are trying to persuade the PF not to proceed with the case. i presume it is minor in nature and you need to set out reasons why he should do so. There is no need to ask to continue the case as you are asking him to drop it. have you consodered getting a private tutor. There is an excellent on to be found at Tutors4me. co. uk.

Title: Re: Alternatives to prosecution
Post by stu1985 on Dec 16th, 2008 at 1:21pm
Nice sneaky bit of advertising there. I have a first class law degree under my belt, so if I need a tutor then there is something faaaaaar wrong!!

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