top of page

Wed, Jul 20



The Role of the Prosecutor in our Criminal Justice System

Join us as the Chittenden County State’s Attorney Sarah George discusses the role of the Prosecutor in our criminal justice system and the importance of State’s or District Attorneys in all of our lives.

Registration is closed
See other events
The Role of the Prosecutor in our Criminal Justice System
The Role of the Prosecutor in our Criminal Justice System

Time & Location

Jul 20, 2022, 6:00 PM


About The Event

The Prosecutor, the District Attorney or in our case, the State’s Attorney has enormous power within our Legal and Justice System: they decide which cases are brought against criminal defendants in the District Courts; they decide which charges to bring; they decide the plea bargains to enter; they decide on sentences, they are the officers who are responsible for the police and the conduct of the police in our communities. Because of that power, Prosecutors are elected by the people and have strict ethical duties to represent all the people of our counties including the defendant, they ultimately have the responsibility of seeing that justice as well as punishment is accomplished by the legal system. Unlike the defense attorneys who represent the individual accused of crimes and have the duty of providing a zealous defense for those individuals, prosecutors represent the people or the State of Vermont.

The discussion will be a hybrid one with an in person presentation at the Association of Africans Living in Vermont at 20 Allen Street 3rd floor, and on a hybrid zoom presentation at 6pm.

Topic: VT State's Attorney

Time: Jul 20, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 824 4241 3542

Passcode: 126031

One tap mobile

+16469313860,,82442413542#,,,,*126031# US

+19292056099,,82442413542#,,,,*126031# US (New York)

Dial by your location

        +1 646 931 3860 US

        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 669 444 9171 US

        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Find your local number:

Share This Event

bottom of page