Legal Question in Constitutional Law in California

Can a judge also be the prosecutor and what Supreme Court decisions uphold that even the appearance of a judge acting as a prosecutor is unconstitutional?

Asked on 2/14/13, 11:02 am

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Robert F. Cohen Law Office of Robert F. Cohen
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I would be interested to read more details. Sometimes, if a party is self-represented, a judge might ask questions to elicit facts and focus the argument and/or testimony. But I've never heard of a judge actually being the prosecutor.

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2/14/13, 11:11 am

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