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Plea bargaining ought to be abolished in the US Criminal Justice system
Plea bargaining should be abolished in the US Criminal Justice system
Plea bargaining coerces innocent people to confess.
Plea bargains do not represent optimal outcomes because prosecutors and defence attorneys do not necessarily represent the will of their principals since they have an interest to maintain a good working relationship.
Plea bargaining supplies the prison-industrial complex with assured customers.
Plea bargains prop up a criminal justice system which would otherwise collapse of its own weight.
The Plea Bargain System is inherently racist and discriminatory and offers too much power to the prosecutor, which in turn, allows for more bigotry to exist.
Cases can sometimes go wrong and even with a lot of evidence, innocent parties may still get off. Plea bargains allow prosecutors to ensure convictions, even if it results in a lesser sentence.
Plea bargaining is crucial to investigation.
Plea bargaining relieves court backlog.
Plea bargaining relieves the pressures on litigator resources.
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