American Prosecutors' Powers and Obligations in the Era of Plea Bargaining
Darryl K. Brown
University of Virginia School of Law
June 1, 2012
The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective (E. Luna & M. Wade eds.) (OUP 2012)
This chapter appears in "The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective" (Oxford Univ. Press 2012) assesses American prosecutors' obligations, authority and discretion, with special reference to U.S. plea bargaining rules. It highlights some differences between prosecutors in federal and state systems and, to a lesser degree, differences with prosecutorial duties and powers in jurisdictions outside the U.S.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: criminal procedure, adjudication, plea bargaining, prosecutorial discretionAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 29, 2013
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