Morley Swingle to Address Issues Faced by an American Prosecutor

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Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle will present a lecture on ‘The Role of the Prosecuting Attorney’ Sept. 25 in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall at 6 p.m.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Sept. 19, 2006 – Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle will present a lecture on ‘The Role of the Prosecuting Attorney’ Sept. 25 in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall.

The lecture will run from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free to the public.

This lecture is being presented at Southeast by the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology. 

Swingle will specifically address ethical issues facing prosecutors on a day-to-day basis from charging decisions through the last word of a closing argument.

Swingle also will discuss a quote by Justice Robert Jackson who said, “The prosecutor has more control over life, liberty and reputation that any other person in America.”