Plea Agreements: Case Study

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Hello, Ricardo, I agree with you that “Plea agreements play major positive and negative factors to both the defendant and the prosecutor”. I believe that if an individual is guilty of a specific crime, then he or she should be sentenced fairly and accordingly. Simply giving a defendant the choice of pleading guilty to lessen his or her sentence is not genuine justice. If a person is innocent, then he or she should not be influenced by legal officials to plead guilty to get a lighter sentence. On the other hand, if a person is given a plea agreement and is facing serious charges, then I don’t believe that this agreement will serve them or the prosecutors well. For one, if a person committed a horrendous crime, then they deserve to
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