The Art of Negotiation

An overwhelming majority of criminal cases are settled before trial when the defendant and prosecution negotiate a plea agreement. Setting the terms of the plea agreement is just one step. Arguably, the most important step involves the judge actually accepting the plea and setting the sentence. Judges are not required to accept a plea and for that matter, the prosecutor is not required to offer a plea… Click HERE to read more.


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