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Discussion Questions

Suggested General Questions


  1. What factors that you read in the scenario would bring this case into federal court?

  2. If Tim Jones decides to plead guilty, and you are representing him as a Federal Public Defender, list the weaknesses in your case that an Assistant U.S. Attorney might argue before the sentencing Judge.

  3. If Tim Jones decides to plead guilty, as his Federal Public Defender, make a list of the strengths of your case that you would argue before the sentencing Judge.