plea-bargain

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To make an agreement in which a defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge instead of not guilty to a greater one
agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge; "If he plea-bargains, he will be sent to a medium-security prison for 8 years
An agreement in which a defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge instead of not guilty to a greater one
If an accused person plea bargains, they accept a plea bargain. More and more criminals will agree to plea-bargain. + plea bargaining plea bar·gain·ing the introduction of a system of plea bargaining
agreement according to which the accused will cooperate with the prosecution and will get a reduced sentence as a reward, compromise between the person suing and the one being sued
A negotiated agreement between the defense and the prosecution
(criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge; "his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor"; "plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested
An agreement between the defendant, a judge, and a prosecutor in which the defendant admits guilt, usually in exchange for a promise that a particular sentence will be imposed
A compromise between the defendant and the prosecution where the defendant pleads guilty to an amended or a lesser charge
A plea bargain usually involves a plea by a criminal defendant of guilty or nolo contendere (no contest) to a lesser offense or to only one of several charged offenses in return for an agreed-upon disposition
- The process by which the accused agrees to enter a plea of guilty, often to a lesser offence, in exchange for a promise by the prosecuting attorney to recommend either a relatively light sentence or a dismissal of part of the charges
outside of courtroom, defense discusses with prosecutor whether charges should be nolled, changed or dismissed
Negotiation between the prosecutor and the accused to exchange a guilty plea for conviction of a lesser charge, subject to approval by the court
Agreement between prosecution and defense that the accused will admit having committed a crime, provided that other charges are dropped and the recommended sentence is shortened
1 The process whereby the accused and the prosecutor negotiate a mutually satisfactory disposition of the case The defendant may plead guilty to a lesser offense or to only one or some of the counts in a multicount indictment In return, the defendant seeks concessions on the type and length of the sentence or a reduction of counts against him
In some legal systems, a plea bargain is an agreement that, if an accused person says they are guilty, they will be charged with a less serious crime or will receive a less severe punishment. A plea bargain was offered by the state assuring her that she would not go to prison
The negotiation of an agreement between a prosecutor and a defendant whereby the defendant is permitted to plead guilty to get a reduced sentence The following link will take you to an article at CNN com about the plea bargain submitted by the court-appointed attorney defending computer hacker Kevin Mitnick: http: //www cnn com/TECH/computing/9903/18/mitnick plea 02/
An agreement by the prosecutor to recommend charge or sentence reduction to the judge in exchange for the defendant's agreement to plead guilty
Pretrial negotiations in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge if more serious charges are dropped
plea bargain agreement
make an agreement in which a criminal pleads guilty to a lesser charge in order to ensure a conviction
plea-bargain