Law and Society: Pleas, Plea Bargaining and What Makes a Deal "Good" - Part 1

In this episode of Law and Society, Andrew addresses many aspects of pleas and plea bargaining. He answers questions such as:

  • What is a plea and how do plea bargains work?

  • What is a no contest plea?

  • Why are most cases resolved with a plea bargain?

  • How has open discovery changed plea negotiations?

  • Why are deals an economic necessity and a reality?

  • Why is an experienced attorney necessary when evaluating a case and negotiating deals?

Listen to Part 2 here.