Plea Bargaining’s Triumph
A History of Plea Bargaining in America
George Fisher

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Figures and Tables

Acknowledgments

Prologue

1.      Liquor Laws, Murder Cases, and the Prosecutor's Power to Charge

2.      The Prosecutor's Motives in Plea Bargaining

3.      On-File Plea Bargaining and the Rise of Probation

4.      The Defendant's Power to Plead

5.      Judges and the Power to Sentence

6.      Social and Political Theories of Plea Bargaining's Rise

7.      Explaining Plea Bargaining's Progress Elsewhere

8.      The Power of Plea Bargaining

9.      The Balance of Power to Plea Bargain

Appendix A: A Note on the Cases

Appendix B: Ferdinand's Category of "Vice or Regulatory Offenses"

Notes

Bibliography

Index