GOVEROTRAGEOUS: “Plea Bargains”

Monday, September 22, 2014

http://www.libertychat.com/2014/09/offering-plea-bargains-is-actually-a-horrible-government-practice/

Offering “Plea Bargains” Is Actually a Horrible Government Practice
By Robert Murphy on September 5, 2014

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To warm you up to my view–which may at first seem odd–consider this quotation I found from a legal website: “Plea bargains are extraordinarily common in the American legal system, accounting for roughly 90% of all criminal cases. Many countries, however, do not allow plea bargains, considering them unethical and immoral.” Isn’t that interesting? By the end of this post, you’ll understand why this typical U.S. practice is considered a miscarriage of justice in many other parts of the world.

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And excellent argument AGAINST any form of plea bargain!

Argh!

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