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Posted over 1 year ago.

The prosecutor told public defender to tell client "If he needs to sign this plea bargain, because if he doesn't I am going to have him sentenced as a habitual offender"? Can you be threatened into taking a plea bargain?

Charles K. Kenyon Jr.
Charles K. Kenyon Jr., Criminal Defense Attorney - Madison, WI
Posted over 1 year ago.

That kind of threat, yes.

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Posted over 1 year ago.

so that is legal?

Charles K. Kenyon Jr.
Charles K. Kenyon Jr., Criminal Defense Attorney - Madison, WI
Posted over 1 year ago.

That kind of threat is legal, yes.