To follow or pursue with a view to reach, execute, or accomplish; to endeavor to obtain or complete; to carry on; to continue; as, to prosecute a scheme, hope, or claim.
To pursue with the intention of punishing; to accuse of some crime or breach of law, or to pursue for redress or punishment, before a legal tribunal; to proceed against judicially; as, to prosecute a man for trespass, or for a riot.
To initiate legal or criminal court action against an accused.
to lay a charge in a criminal matter and to prepare and conduct legal proceedings against a person accused of a crime
bring a criminal action against (in a trial); "The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson"
carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
to charge a person or organization with a crime and seek to gain a criminal conviction against that person or organization.
To try someone for a crime.
To proceed in a judicial proceeding against a criminally accused party.
to pursue for redress or punishment of a crime or violation of law in due legal form in court
To bring judicial proceedings against a person and to administer them until the conclusion of the court proceedings. Lawyers are hired by the government to administer the prosecution of criminal charges in the courts.
To charge someone with a crime on behalf of the government.
To try to get a court to declare someone guilty of a crime. A district attorney prosecutes cases against persons thought to have committed violations of state criminal law.
The legal term for charging an individual with committing a crime. A criminal case is tried by a prosecutor for the government.
To complain and litigate criminal behavior. A prosecutor represents the government in a criminal case through the U.S. Attorney, the District Attorney or the City Attorney.
A term used applicable to someone who brings a court action, generally applicable to criminal cases, against another party.
When a local District Attorney, state Attorney General or federal United States Attorney brings a criminal case against a defendant.
To initiate and carry out a legal action, usually associated with carrying out a criminal case.