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Carissa Byrne Hessick, Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law, and author of “Punishment Without Trial: Why Plea Bargaining Is a Bad Deal” discussed her book’s arguments and implications for legal ethics in a virtual book talk with Professor Jessica Roth. Roth, who is CoDirector of the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law, asked Hessick about the history of plea bargaining, how it encourages lying, its impact on victims and how all of these factors can put lawyers in potentially problematic positions.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, "Punishment Without Trial: Burns Center Hosts
Virtual Book Talk on the Implications of Plea
Bargaining" (2021). Cardozo News 2021. 84.