What types of cases do District Attorneys handle?

The criminal justice system is multi-dimensional and complex. In fact, to someone who isn’t immersed in the field, it can even be a bit confusing. Understanding the differences between state and federal cases, the appellate court system, elected and appointed officials, types of attorneys, crime classifications, non-criminal proceedings, and other criminal justice jargon can certainly be daunting.

Here, we break down the courtroom process at the state level.