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Justices’ Ruling Expands Rights of Accused in Plea Bargains

• Reason magazine
Criminal defendants have a constitutional right to effective lawyers during plea negotiations, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a pair of 5-to-4 decisions that vastly expanded judges’ supervision of the criminal justice system. 

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Comment by Rod Souza
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SC rulings don't mean shit to the dens of corruption, (courts) here in Oregon unless it fits the agenda of the thugs, AHO's & Prosecutors) in control of the local empire.

Comment by Powell Gammill
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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/22/us/supreme-court-says-defendants-have-right-to-good-lawyers.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-expands-plea-bargain-rights-of-criminal-defendants/2012/03/21/gIQA6vIZSS_story.html


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