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FRONTLINE | The Plea | PBS

Duration: 01:24:38 (Full Program)
Program: Frontline
Broadcast Date: Jun. 17, 2004

Nearly 95 percent of all cases resulting in felony convictions never reach a jury. They are settled through plea bargains in which a defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for a reduced sentence. But what are the implications of a system that relies on pleas to expedite justice?

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Post Date: March 29, 2012