AuthorJuan Damián Moreno
ProfessionCatedrático de Derecho Procesal, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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The EEUU Attorney is the representative not of an ordinary party to a controversy, but of a sovereignty whose obligation to govern impartially is as compelling as its obligation to govern at all, and whose interest, therefore, in a criminal prosecution is not that it shall win a case, but that justice shall be done. As such, he is in a peculiar and very definite sense the servant of the law, the two-fold aim of which is that guilt shall not escape or innocence suffer.
He may prosecute with earnestness and vigor - indeed, he should do so.
But, while he may strike hard blows, he

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