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Flashcards in Pros and cons of Plea bargaining Deck (11):
1

disposal of cases quickly

pro

2

prosecutors and defense decide guilt

con

3

prosecutors over charge

con

4

necessary evil

con

5

Prosecutors get more convictions

pro

6

public defender case load decreases

pro

7

it is inefficient

con

8

undermines the integrity of criminal justice

con

9

involves negotiations

con

10

less harsh sentences for defendants

pro

11

victims will not have to testify

pro