- About 64 per cent of cases in Russia were resolved through plea bargain by 2014. The US reported 97 per cent resolution by 2015.
- There are cuts on the costs of running a full trial, and maintaining prisoners, including those on remand.
The wheel of justice could move faster if consumers buy into the principles of plea bargain and diversion.
Plea bargain is a negotiated agreement between a criminal and a prosecutor. The ...