TITLE

Bargaining with Federal Prosecutors

AUTHOR(S)
Lewin, Nathan
PUB. DATE
October 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;10/6/73, Vol. 169 Issue 13/14, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the procedural aspects of the criminal case of Vice President Spiro Theodore Agnew in the U.S. Reports that Agnew's attorneys had been negotiating with the prosecutors to work out a disposition of the possible criminal charges; Views on plea bargaining; Role of Judge in deciding what punishment will be given a defendant who has admitted his guilt; Information on the aspects that complicates plea bargaining in Agnew's case; Demand of public interest in the full treatment by way of indictment and full public awareness of all the elements that even enter into a plea bargain.
ACCESSION #
10226246

 

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