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Perhaps nothing contributes more to mass incarceration than plea bargaining.A fed-up judge condemns the inequities in America’s legal system|Michael Bobelian|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
He later accepted a plea deal that put him behind bars for 25 years.
It invites dictatorial and rogue regimes to use Americans serving overseas as bargaining chips.Aging Cuban Exiles And Their Lawmakers Bypassed by White House|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
That victory for the tab became a bargaining chip in all future dealings with the superstar.
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 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
For the popular voice accused him of outrages for which the utmost license of civil war would not furnish a plea.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay