Plea-bargaining: a blessing or a curse?

Jurisdictions around the world are looking to introduce US-style plea-bargaining as a means of cutting down on the length of trials and reducing court overloads. This article explains how plea-bargaining is used in criminal proceedings in France, the UK and the US, and considers its implications for companies and executives facing charges.
Thomas Rouhette and Amanda Croushore, Lovells


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