Plea Bargaining

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Accused molester strikes deal

NEW CASTLE — A child-molesting case that began with a 6-year-old girl being abducted from a New Castle playground will apparently end with a guilty plea.Caleb Paul Cooper, now 20, has reached a tentative plea bargain with the Henry County prosecutor’s ... [Published Star Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Brothers accused of burglaries reject plea bargain

The Johnson brothers, accused regionwide burglars, opted for a jury trial.A plea deal was turned down because Mark Johnson, 56, does not want to die in prison, according to his attorney.Subscription RequiredAn online service is needed to view this article ... [Published Appeal-Democrat.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Withdrawing plea offers part of process

Iread with great interest a recent article and subsequent editorial in The News-Journal questioning the plea bargain process and how it's utilized by local prosecutors in criminal cases. I certainly find no fault with defense attorneys and public defenders ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Legal

Ranchi, July 12: An accused can seek relief and a speedy trial by admitting to his offence. Also, he can bargain for withdrawal of one or more charges levelled against him or seek change of a serious section into a lesser stringent one by pleading guilty. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: U.S. should look into outsourcing of prisoners

U.S. should look into outsourcing of prisonersHere we go again. Judge James Reilley has placed a man on probation for a second or third offense of attempted sexual contact with female minors. I will, however, agree that the district attorney's office ... [Published ChicoER.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

La. Man Pleads Guilty In 1985 Pet Cemetary Cold Case

Three decades later, the prime suspect in a murder at a Louisiana pet cemetery accepted a plea bargain.", "id": "writecapture47150821", "widget_prototype": "writecapture_widget"}); ", "id": "writecapture29907068", "widget_prototype": "writecapture_wi ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Metro detectives removed from task force after freeing violent felon from jail

A Metro Police supervisor and a detective have been removed from a gang task force after an internal investigation showed they improperly orchestrated the release of a convicted killer from jail weeks before he allegedly killed another man.The probe, ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Task Force, Jail, Criminal
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Man gets 10 years in prison for sex assault of two underage girls

Two weeks after being given the possibility of jail release, a Lufkin man who admitted to having sex with two underage girls was sentenced to 10 years in prison.Facing up to life in prison on a first-degree felony charge, Jekson Turcios, 20, accepted ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Prison, Sex, Assault
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Plea ends bizarre cemetery saga

After nearly three decades of intrigue, the saga of slain pet cemetery owner Dorothy Thompson came to an abrupt end Friday inside a St. Bernard Parish courtroom, as the shadowy con artist long suspected of suffocating Thompson and dumping her corpse in ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The plea bargain reality

A plea bargain is defined as “a process to negotiate the resolution of a criminal case without a trial, most often carried out between the prosecution and defence.” The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is often accused of muk-muka (trade-off) due ... [Published Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Japan in Depth / Investigative reform package moves forward

The Yomiuri Shimbun A special committee of the Legislative Council has adopted a draft report that requires police and prosecutors to implement video recording of the entire interrogation process for cases handled by lay judges, as well as independent ... [Published The Japan News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Plea deals on the way for Japan's gangsters, corporate swindlers

TOKYO -- Japanese prosecutors will soon be able to use plea bargaining to solicit crucial information in white-collar and organized crime cases, following a June 9 decision by a special committee of the Ministry of Justices' Legislative Council.CloseThe ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 10 2014]

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"I know many people think Kathryn McDonough got too good a deal, but she is a felon, has gone to prison and will live with her share of the responsibility for what happened to Lizzi Marriott for the rest of her life" Cotrupi said
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...But as a CalPERS insider told us, "It was a race to see who was going to cut a deal first."
...She said she wouldn't have supported a death sentence, even if it was available in the case. "I don't think your mother should go through what I've gone through. ... I wouldn't wish it on nobody" she said. Police found 19 shell casings, including ones from an AK-47 or SKS and two 9mm pistols

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Child-molesting co-founder of Dragon Con facing... [Published Raw Story - Jul 13 2014]
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Thrasher tapped to replace Joe Lee as constable [Published Hood County News - Jul 12 2014]
Theif Sandy Berger emerges from his dungeon [Published American Thinker - Jul 12 2014]
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Man gets 10 years in prison for sex assault of ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Jul 12 2014]
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Metro detectives removed from task force after ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Drunken driver sentenced in accident that kille... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 12 2014]
Illinois businessman gets probation in arms tra... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 12 2014]
Houston Man Faces Life In Prison for Sex Traffi... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 12 2014]
'Idiots will still end up with guns,' says moth... [Published al.com - Jul 11 2014]
The plea bargain reality [Published Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
California Conviction for Economic Espionage [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 11 2014]
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CalPERS Former CEO Admits to Fraud and Bags of ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 13 2014]
The $288 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System was rocked on July 10 when it was learned that former CEO Federico Buenrostro had cut a plea bargain with the Justice Department to turn “state’s evidence” regarding steering $14 million ...
Former CalPERS CEO Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Fr... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 12 2014]
Several readers sent accounts from the California press on the latest sordid chapter in a long-standing, large scale pay-to-play scandal at the giant California public pension fund, CalPERS. Earlier this month, state papers reported disclosed that the ...
Houston Man Faces Life In Prison for Sex Traffi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas—A Houston man now faces up to life in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for his conviction on charges related to trafficking of minor girls for prostitution. The charges involve the trafficking of at least three girls under the age ...
Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 11 [Published Compliance Building - Jul 11 2014]
These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Firms Withdraw as MAs Ahead of Final Rule by Kyle Glazer in The Bond Buyer Nathan Howard, an attorney who works with municipal advisors, said the many withdrawals ...
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