Definitions for "Plea bargain"
when a defendant admits to a lesser crime to avoid facing more serious charges in court.
A deal which the prosecutor agrees to less serious charges or reduced sentence for a plea of guilty. ("Just because he got a plea bargain to a non-sexual offense, Jack still had to deal in group with his sexual behaviors.")
An agreement between the prosecutor and the defendant. It lets the defendant plead guilty to a less serious charge, if the court approves.
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