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Plea Bargain

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Plea Bargain

Plea Bargain

Plea Bargain

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports that a Denver appeals court will hear arguments today over the legality of plea bargains. The U.S. court system has been using the practice to win convictions for over 200 years. One public defender has argued that according to a federal statute, a plea bargain is equivalent to bribery.