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Disgraceful Example of Hard Bargaining in Plea Bargaining

Yesterday the AP reported that prosecutors in Nashville, Tennessee “made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past five years.” The cases all seemed to involve mistreatment or neglect of children and some involved seriously mentally ill defendants. The article makes it clear that these are just the known … Continue reading Disgraceful Example of Hard Bargaining in Plea Bargaining