Written by attorney Joseph Abrams

The Art of the Federal Plea Bargain

The vast majority of federal criminal cases are resolved pursuant to a plea agreement. Typically, the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence or dismissal of some charges. This article discusses what defendants and attorneys most need to know about federal plea bargains.

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