Question 1 | Criminal homework help
In a minimum of 500-700 words, excluding the references, please respond to the following questions below. You must support your response with a minimum of three current, scholarly sources.
When you are faced with criminal prosecution, you could take your case to trial, or if offered, accept a plea bargain in exchange for a guilty plea. However, going to trial can be risky since the fate of that trial is in the hands of a jury, which will decide guilt or innocence. Most defendants will accept a plea agreement rather than taking the risk of a jury trial.
Explain a few of the pros and cons of plea bargaining for the defense attorney, prosecution, judge, and of course, the defendant?
In your opinion, are some defendants coerced into accepting a plea deal? Explain why/why not