Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sentencing Shift Gives New Leverage to Prosecutors

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/26/us/tough-sentences-help-prosecutors-push-for-plea-bargains.html?_r=2
Very informative article, please read this full article, get educated and involved in these issues.
"In some jurisdictions, this gap has widened so much it has become coercive and is used to punish defendants for exercising their right to trial, some legal experts say."

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