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A substantial number of criminal cases are resolved through plea bargaining.
Discuss the purpose of plea bargaining and the impact this practice has on the criminal justice system.
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It is the plea bargaining which made the criminal justice system more administrative in character as compared to the adjudicative character. The plea bargaining act as an important factor for the criminal justice system, plea bargaining has solved many of the criminal cases of United States rather than that of the jury trial. In the late 1990 94 % of the criminal cases of the 75 U.S countries were solved by the guilty plea and not by the trial and in the year 2001 the number of these federal cases raised up to 94%. According to George Fisher “There is no glory in plea bargaining (Emerson & Maynard, 1988).”