An Offer You Can’t Refuse- Plea Bargains

Some prosecutors in the United States of America have lost the plot. The purpose of prosecuting offenders is to protect the public from crime. By successfully prosecuting criminals, society can exclude the criminals from it by locking them up in prison. That at least is the theory and the justification of depriving individuals of their liberty.  However it seems to rarely work like that. The system is distorted by plea bargaining. Continue reading