Translation of plea bargaining in Spanish:

plea bargaining

noun

Law

  • 1

    negociaciones entre el fiscal y la defensa en las que a cambio de que el acusado admita culpabilidad el fiscal acepta reducir los cargos en su contra
    we could try plea bargaining podríamos intentar llegar a un acuerdo con el fiscal
    • As liberals in today's world we have to accept greater use of intercept communication, surveillance and plea-bargaining.
    • Pilot schemes saw several benefits, including a reduction in plea-bargaining and downgrading of charges, and an increase in early guilty pleas.
    • The guilty plea procedure is sometimes the result of plea-bargaining between the prosecution and defence counsel.
    • He said they would be entitled to make representations on the merits of the charges against them, offer evidence as witnesses, and engage the prosecuting authority in plea-bargaining.
    • We have people who are so overwhelmed that they have to reduce the sentences by plea-bargaining.