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  1. plea bargain, plea bargaining(verb)

    (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge

    "his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor"; "plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested"

    plea bargain, plea bargaining

  2. plea-bargain(verb)

    agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge

    "If he plea-bargains, he will be sent to a medium-security prison for 8 years"

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  1. pleabargain

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  1. Michael Zeldin:

    Either he can double down in his resolve to fight it or it's the last straw and it breaks his will and he decides to work out a plea bargain, i would think that going to jail is going to put enormous pressure on him from his family.

  2. Andrew Wylie:

    There's certainly no plea bargain that we could put out there, the Department of Corrections obviously wants information; they want answers as well relative to how this escape occurred. So on that end, whatever benefit that may be for David Sweat, only the time will tell.

  3. Mark Brayford:

    His position to me was, I just want to plead guilty. I dont want you to plea bargain. I dont want a trial, mr. Sidhu advised me: I dont want to make things any worse. I cant make things any better, but I certainly dont want to make them worse by having a trial.


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