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Plea Deal

Man's 'No-Brainer' Plea Deal Includes Vasectomy Requirement

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to reduce his prison term by up to fi...

Should Edward Snowden Get A Plea Deal When A Black Panther Can't?

The Root | Charles D. Ellison | Posted 06.10.2014 | Black Voices

Question: What’s the secret to going on the lam as an anti-government global superstar and getting set up in a nice, cushy exile in a country that...

Army General Plea Deal Includes Dropping Of Sexual Assault Charges

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Defense attorneys say an Army general has agreed to a plea deal that includes the dropping of sexual assault charges against him. A news release Su...

Aaron Sankin

Cyclist Who Killed Grandma Gets Probation | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.13.2012 | San Francisco

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi isn't the only San Francisco resident to strike a controversial plea deal from the District Attorney's office this week. On ...

Men Controversially Convicted Of Killing Boy Scouts Might Be Released

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

UPDATE: After serving 17 years behind bars for the brutal murder of three children in eastern Arkansas, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason...

David Lohr

EXCLUSIVE: Barefoot Bandit's Mom 'Pleased' With Plea Deal, Wants To Stop Movie | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2011 | Crime

The mother of Colton Harris-Moore, the once elusive "Barefoot Bandit," is glad her son entered into a historic plea deal with federal prosecutors Frid...

Scott Lee Kimball May Challenge Plea Deal

KDVR | Julie Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - He is Colorado's most prolific serial killer, but a sentencing conflict is raising questions about the plea deal that put Scott Lee Kimball b...

Isaac Carothers Pleads Guilty: Alderman Admits To Taking Bribes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A key Chicago City Council ally of Mayor Daley resigned today after agreeing to a deal that calls for him to spend more than two years in prison for t...

Sheila Dixon, Baltimore Mayor, Resigns In Plea Deal

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is refusing to back down from her claims that she was forced from office. Dixon is resigning under a p...

Plea Deal Struck In Case Against Scrub Tech

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A plea deal apparently has been struck in the case of a Colorado surgery technician accused of swapping her dirty syringes for ones filled with...

The Fraud of Honest-Services Fraud

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

Essentially, honest-services fraud makes prosecutors omnipotent, because they can charge anybody they want with a federal felony.