Greg Berry

Regional
10:20 am
Tue June 5, 2012

South-Central Kentucky Judge Says High Number of Plea Bargains Means Low Number of Jury Trials

Jury duty: some people like it, a lot of people hate it. Regardless of their thoughts on the issue, many of those who are called for jury duty won’t ever take part in a trial. That’s at least partly because—for better or worse—so many cases result in plea bargains that are arranged by the prosecutors and defense attorneys ahead of time.

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