Answer the following questions in a paragraph.
What role does plea bargains play in current sentencing practices?
In your opinion, at what point does the encouragement of defendants to plead guilty become unethical? Describe two examples in which this would be the case.
As a prosecutor, would you be likely to use the plea bargaining tactic to close cases? Why or why not?
Do you think plea bargains advance or hold back justice? Defend your answer.