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Pleading Guilty

Nick Wing

Prosecutors Drop Ridiculous Charge For Cautious Driver, Reveal Bigger Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

Last month, DaJuawn Wallace was given a choice: Plead guilty to a crime he didn't commit, or continue to fight the charge and take his chances in the ...

Why Do Innocent People Plead Guilty?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 07.29.2012 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Roughly 20 percent of those that have been exonerated confessed to the crimes with which they were charged. Most involved persons who had actually gone to trial, but we have no way of knowing how many entered guilty pleas through bargains and never appealed as a result.