PLEA-BARGAINING

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Facts

Respondent Vonlee Titlow is a transgender male prisoner currently serving a twenty-to-forty year sentence. See Titlow v. Burt,680 F.3d 577, 582 (6th Cir. 2012). A Michigan state court jury convicted Titlow of second-degree murder for assisting...

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Overview

Many successful criminal prosecutions in the United States end not with jury trials, but with plea bargains. Plea bargains are agreements between defendants and prosecutors in which defendants agree to plead guilty to some or all of the charges...