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He later accepted a plea deal that put him behind bars for 25 years.
Schettino also tried to enter a plea bargain agreement, which ultimately was rejected by the Grosseto court.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mother also made a plea to the violent ones who wreak such havoc.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was an intimate and somber plea, like a parent opening an intervention with a wayward child.
He could have gotten away with a greatly reduced fine and no time behind bears if he had simply entered a guilty plea.
Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
It is probable he wished to provide written proof of a plea that he was an unwilling agent in the clutch of a mutinous army.
Nor can he hold the company on the plea of ignorance by declaring he has not read it, for it is his duty to read the receipt.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
On the plea that they must hasten if the midday heat were to be avoided, they cut short the halt to less than an hour.
In short, insurgency ceased to be a valid plea; if it existed in fact, officially it had become a dead letter.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman