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Contours of Early Plea Bargaining: Patterns of Pleas and Concessions

Mary E. Vogel

in Coercion to Compromise: Plea Bargaining, the Courts, and the Making of Political Authority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195101751
eISBN:
9780199851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101751.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the early patterns of plea bargaining and concessions in Massachusetts. Based on the definition of plea bargaining as the entry of a guilty plea in anticipation of concessions, ... More


wDenial, Remorse, Apology, and Forgiveness

Stephanos Bibas

in The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores a prime example of insiders' assembly-line blinders: criminal procedure's limited concern with denial, remorse, apology, and forgiveness. This limitation slights defendants and ... More


Innocence and Plea Bargaining

Miko M. Wilford and Annmarie Khairalla

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The year 2016 produced a record number of exoneration cases involving guilty pleas (National Registry of Exonerations, 2017). Nonetheless, guilty pleas account for a minority of overall exonerations ... More


Juvenile Justice and Plea Bargaining

Allison D. Redlich, Tina Zottoli, and Tarika Daftary-Kapur

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

As with adult criminal court cases, almost all juvenile and criminal court cases involving youth are resolved by guilty plea. This chapter reviews the extant research on youth defendants and guilty ... More


Race and Plea Bargaining

Brian D. Johnson and Rebecca Richardson

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides an introductory overview of contemporary theory and research on race and plea bargaining. It reviews theoretical explanations for racial disparities in plea bargaining, ... More


Conclusion: Moving Forward in a System of Pleas

Allison D. Redlich and Vanessa A. Edkins (eds)

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This volume has gathered together research from multiple disciplines, integrated into one overall picture of the current state of our justice system. The system of pleas that defendants inhabit means ... More


Defense Attorneys and Plea Bargains

Kelsey S. Henderson

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In the landmark Gideon v. Wainwright decision (1963), the U.S. Supreme Court established the federal standard of appointed counsel for indigent defendants as fundamental to fairness. This right has ... More


The Solicitor at Court: Plea and Mitigation

Mike McConville, Jacqueline Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

in Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the determination of plea and sentence hearings. It also explains why there is a routine dependence on guilty pleas. It then explores the associated task of the solicitor in ... More


The Transformation of Plea Bargaining: Control through Middle Level Institutions and Social Welfare

Mary E. Vogel

in Coercion to Compromise: Plea Bargaining, the Courts, and the Making of Political Authority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195101751
eISBN:
9780199851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101751.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the transformation of plea bargaining in the U.S.A. during the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth, discussing the increase in guilty pleas through the 1870s and ... More


Defendant Decision-Making in Plea Bargains

Shawn D. Bushway

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Defendants who plead guilty usually receive substantially shorter sentences than observably equivalent people who are convicted at trial. One explanation for this discrepancy is that defendants ... More


Obtaining Guilty Pleas for International Crimes: Prosecutorial Difficulties

Nancy Amoury Combs

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the dominant issue of plea bargaining in the arena of international criminal law. It argues that despite some resemblance between international guilty pleas and their domestic ... More


Trials and Bargains

Richard Adelstein

in The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Almost every criminal conviction in the United States is achieved by guilty plea, and the system of plea bargaining that creates this outcome is closely examined in this chapter and briefly compared ... More


Guilty Pleas

Deborah Tuerkheimer

in Flawed Convictions: "Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199913633
eISBN:
9780199361830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913633.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

When defendants in SBS cases plead guilty or no-contest, there are increasingly large disparities between the agreed-upon sentence and the defendant’s likely sentence after trial. “Lopsided” pleas ... More


Court process and performance: constructing versions of ‘the truth’

Jessica Jacobson, Gillian Hunter, and Amy Kirby

in Inside Crown Court: Personal experiences and questions of legitimacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447317050
eISBN:
9781447309901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317050.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the nature of the court process within the adversarial system of justice in England and Wales. It is argued that at the heart of this process is the tension between the ... More


Triage: The Application Screening Process

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato

in Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198794578
eISBN:
9780191836022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794578.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines how the Criminal Cases Review Commission makes sense of approximately 1,400 applications it receives each year, focusing on the mechanisms that are in place for stage one of ... More


Guilty Pleas and the Changing Role of the Prosecutor in French Criminal Justice

Jacqueline Hodgson

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the changing role of the French prosecutor (procureur) and, in particular, the implications of the guilty plea procedure (comparution sur reconnaissance préalable de ... More


Rule of Law and Common Law

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the conflict earlier described between the executive and the judiciary should reset the debate about the meaning of the ‘rule of law’. To this end, it explores the ... More


Criminal Process: The Right to Counsel, Unreasonable Searches and Seizures, and the Privilege against Self-Incrimination

Kent Greenawalt

in Interpreting the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199756155
eISBN:
9780190297527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756155.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter covers three different aspects of the rights of criminal suspects, asking how far the government may intrude on people’s lives in order to prevent and solve crimes. Among the central ... More


Appraisal and Review

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The concluding Chapter scrutinises the validity and relevance of the book’s hitherto unseen archival files, from which its account stems. In pulling together its main themes concerning the role of ... More


The Myth of Judicial Independence

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book on the criminal justice system is uniquely positioned to examine judicial claims to independence, the politics of the judiciary, the rule of law, and the role of the executive in the ... More


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