Plea Bargain | Definition

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Course: Introduction / Law

A plea bargain is negotiated agreement between the prosecution and the defendant where the defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser crime than that originally charged, or to a lesser sentence than can normally be expected if the case goes to trial.


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