Contingent Rewards for Prosecutors?
ABA Criminal Justice, Fall 2011
5 Pages Posted: 28 May 2012
Date Written: May 27, 2012
This column explores whether contingent reward plans for prosecutors are ethical. After weighing arguments in favor and against such plans, the column concludes that rewards for prosecutors contingent on trial convictions are unsound.
Keywords: Prosecutors, prosecutorial ethics, contingent rewards, defendants' rights
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