Fight for Your Rights
There are different types of lawyers:
A prosecutor plays a very important role in protecting society. Prosecutors work closely with policeman and detectives to make sure that criminals are punished in a court of law. These types of lawyers must collect sufficient evidence against a person in order to accuse them of a crime. They go to court to show their proof to a judge or jury.
A federal prosecutor represents the federal government in a court of law. Their job is proving that a person or a company has committed a crime.
A defense lawyers represent people who are accused of a crime. They attend court with the accused and defend their innocence in front of a judge or jury. Defense lawyers are very important to the legal system because they must defend people that are innocent but have been accused of a crime. They help keep the legal system honest.