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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)

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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 discretion

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Date posted: June 29, 2013  

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Brown, Darryl K., American Prosecutors' Powers and Obligations in the Era of Plea Bargaining (June 1, 2012). The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective (E. Luna & M. Wade eds.) (OUP 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2286240

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University of Virginia School of Law ( email )
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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