Are prosecutors misleading the public when they claim a 90% conviction rate???
Prosecutors are abusing the use of plea bargains to bypass the Sixth Amendment’s right to confront witnesses, while inflating their conviction rates.
Prosecutors are not abusing the use of plea bargains or violating the Sixth Amendment as a means of increasing their conviction rates.
Support your position by (1) referencing scholarly sources (LexisNexis law review articles or academic scholarly articles from LIRN) and (2) referencing one current news event (less than five years old).
Draft a response that adheres to this four-paragraph essay format:
Introduction (brief introduction of your argument and support).
Summary of scholarly articles and how its findings support your argument.
Summary of current news event (less than three years old) and a thorough analysis on how it supports the arguments drafted in the previous paragraph.