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Plea Bargains

Supreme Court Weighs In On Defendant’s Rights During Plea Bargains

The United States Supreme Court ruled for the first time that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to effective counsel during the plea bargaining stage of a case and they could be entitled to a new trial if their lawyer wasn’t up to par.

03/25/2012

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