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Character Name Richard Long

Age 20

Are you currently Bar Certified? No

Position Applied For Paralegal

Discord Username ThomasLubanga#0141

Can you confirm that you have read the District Attorneys Handbook? No

Why do you want to be a prosecutor? I want to be a paralegal for the DA's office because I believe that it will prove to be a valuable experience for my career as an attorney. I have a pretty good understanding of the law but, being from the UK, there is always an improvement to be made, and I think the DA's office is the best place for me to perfect my trade. Most of my experience as an attorney comes from the other side of the table as a criminal defence attorney but I really do find value in learning both sides.

Do you know who the district attorney is and have you previously had a conversation with them regarding the position? No

Describe the Giglio Rule Giglio v. United States (1972) is considered an extension to Brady v. Maryland (1963) and, according to uslegal.com, "mandated that the prosecution should disclose any and all information that may be used to impeach the credibility of prosecution witnesses including law enforcement officers". A commonly used example of this is when a suspect is testifying in exchange for immunity from the prosecution of a crime, in this case, the jury (and I believe the defence counsel also) must be notified of the promise of immunity in exchange for testimony. Failure to inform them in this regard is considered a violation of due process and may result in a retrial.

You are an ADA on a case and offered the defendant a plea of five years. The defendant rejected it and wants to go to trial. You receive a call the night before the trial informing you that your only witness just died of a heart attack. You come to court to tell the judge that you have to dismiss the case when the defendant's lawyer approaches you and says that they’ll take the deal. What would you do? This scenario is a massive stroke of luck. If the defendant is looking to make the deal, I would obviously take it as I would get slaughtered in court without my only witness. If the defendant is willing to waive his right to a fair trial.... You know what they say, "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth"

Many times law enforcement are certain that a particular crime has been committed by a defendant. What is your response if there is not enough evidence to stand at a criminal trial? The District Attorney's office is responsible for what charges to bring against a suspect, as well as representing the state in court during the trial. If a (Assistant) District Attorney feels like there is not enough evidence to prosecute then the the officer must be told to release suspect if they have not already surpassed 72 hours in custody without charge. If they have been in custody for less than 72 hours, the officers may continue to gather evidence before presenting the case to the District Attorney's office again.

How would you handle a situation where a police officer wants a warrant signed or wants to file particular charges and you do not agree with his/her assessment? I would advise the officer of my opinion and provide them with my assessment, as well as any potential amendments they could make to their charges. More often than not, I would welcome a second opinion and would likely inform another member of the DA's office to review their warrant.

As part of the District Attorneys Office, if you become a paralegal you are entitled to a free education in law with the San Andreas Law School. This voids the $43,000 enrollment fee, as such this would tie you into a 2 month contract upon passing the bar exam. Do you agree to this condition? Yes

Do you have any previous experience as a prosecutor? If so please detail this below. Yes. I'm a tad rusty and the justice system was very different but I was, at one point, a prosecutor for the DA's office on Lakeside.

Do you understand that if accepted as a member of the District Attorneys Office you will be expected to maintain a high level of professionalism as well as follow the law? You also agree to not share any confidential information you obtain as a member of the District Attorneys Office with any civilians or friends/family that are not employed within the District Attorneys Office. Yes
 
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Greetings Mr. Long,

I apologize for the wait on a response to your application. The District Attorney's Office would be interested in holding an interview with you. Would you be available on the date of Tuesday, June 6th? If so, what time would work for you? Please list your time availabilities in EST.

Best Regards,

Juliette Pierce
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Greetings Mr. Long,

I apologize for the wait on a response to your application. The District Attorney's Office would be interested in holding an interview with you. Would you be available on the date of Tuesday, June 6th? If so, what time would work for you? Please list your time availabilities in EST.

Best Regards,

Juliette Pierce
District Attorney Chief of Staff
Hello Ms. Pierce,

I recently secured a position as a paralegal for one of the law firms so I am unfortunately going to have to withdraw my application. I look forward to working with the District Attorney’s Office in the future and will keep the office in mind.

Regards,
Richard Long
 

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Best of luck in your future endeavors. Should you be interested in a position in the future with the District Attorney's Office, let me know.

Juliette Pierce
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Best of luck in your future endeavors. Should you be interested in a position in the future with the District Attorney's Office, let me know.

Juliette Pierce
District Attorney Chief of Staff
I'll be sure to contact you should that be the case.
Thank you again, Ms. Pierce.
 
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