Examples of plea bargaining in a Sentence
As a result of plea bargaining, he would not be sentenced to death.
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Stamina Founder Davide Vannoni was convicted of criminal conspiracy after plea bargaining in 2015 and is now under investigation again.
Criminal trials have also fallen off, due to plea bargaining and the great expense of going to court.
That would allow the special counsel’s team to pressure them into plea bargaining negotiations in hopes of receiving a lighter sentence.
But Mexico has no formal version of plea bargaining, and no phrase to really describe it.
Wisconsin also has a plea bargaining process that is not guided by mandatory maximums or minimums, which means the sentences and punishment are almost always left up to the discretion of prosecutors and judges.
Prior studies have found racial disparities in the plea bargaining process.
Mr Mendes also favours restricting the use of plea bargaining.
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PLEA BARGAINING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plea bargaining for English Language Learners
: a process in which a person who is accused of a crime is allowed to say that he or she is guilty of a less serious crime in order to be given a less severe punishment
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