Tag: criminal justice

Plea Bargaining in Washington

Plea bargaining is a process of negotiation in which the prosecutor offers the defendant certain concessions in exchange for a plea of guilty. Such a plea is a formal admission … Read More

Compensatory Pretrial Detention

Our traditional nationwide system of bail for pretrial release has been the recent target of numerous attacks. As a result there have been many proposed and actual reforms attempting to … Read More


Symposium Introduction

Justice Steven C. Gonzalez, Symposium Introduction, 47 Gonz. L. Rev. 241 (2011) [PDF][Westlaw][Lexis] Chief Justice Madsen gave the keynote speech at the Conference on Race and Criminal Justice in the West … Read More