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Reading the Fine Print in Plea Deals - Prosecutor Obligations in Exceptional Sentence Deals - State v. Neiler - Priest Criminal Defense
When a criminal defendant and a prosecutor reach a plea deal, what can the prosecutor argue at sentencing? Because plea deals are like contracts, they bind the parties to honor the agreement. So, what can a prosecutor say to the judge without violating the terms of the agreement? In State v. Neiler, the Division Three …