Pro Partial Ban

___. A partial Ban would work. Pro does not argue for a full ban. Oren Gazal-Ayal,2005, PARTIAL BAN ON PLEA BARGAINS,

http://www.cardozolawreview.com/content/27-5/GAZAL.WEBSITE.pdf
Like a total ban, a partial ban would force prosecutors to face the high risk of losing each weak case they bring to trial. But unlike a total ban, the alternative to prosecuting the weak case is much more attractive. With their overloaded docket, prosecutors can replace one weak case with a few strong cases, since the latter will usually be disposed of by an inexpensive plea bargain as opposed to a costly jury trial. In addition, unlike a total ban, with a partial ban in place prosecutors would know that strong cases will result in a guilty plea, making convictions almost certain. Because prosecutors dislike losing at trial, this is a supplementary incentive to prefer strong cases to weak ones.

___. A partial Ban would work. Pro does not argue for a full ban. Oren Gazal-Ayal,2005, PARTIAL BAN ON PLEA BARGAINS,

http://www.cardozolawreview.com/content/27-5/GAZAL.WEBSITE.pdf
Usually, prosecutors cannot obtain guilty pleas in weak cases unless they offer substantial concessions. When a defendant knows he has a good chance for acquittal at trial, he will only plead guilty in return for considerable leniency. Therefore, the disparity between the expected sentence after a trial conviction and the bargained-for sentence signals the strength of the case. When the plea bargain leads to an exceptionally lenient sentence, the guilty plea should be rejected.

___. A partial Ban would work. Pro does not argue for a full ban. Oren Gazal-Ayal,2005, PARTIAL BAN ON PLEA BARGAINS,

http://www.cardozolawreview.com/content/27-5/GAZAL.WEBSITE.pdf

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