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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 4 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Pleading guilty: The complex reasons for a criminal defendant to waive their right to trial

Two men stood in Canadian courts last month, bowed their heads, and uttered one word: “Guilty.”

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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 1 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

An interesting look into the American criminal justice system

America’s prisoners hit by full force of the law

Reading about the short, troubled life of Freddie Gray — who suffered lead poisoning as a child, was arrested for drug offences more than a dozen times, and eventually died in police custody nearly two weeks ago in Baltimore — I recalled a description of this world of young men, mostly black, trapped in America’s criminal justice system. It was written by an arch-conservative, who was at the time a prisoner in a Florida jail.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 19 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The psychology behind the innocent defendant accepting a plea agreement

Southern Illinois University study examines psychology of plea deal acceptance

The Innocent Defendant’s Dilemma: An Innovative Empirical Study of Plea Bargaining ‘ s Innocence Problem by Lucian E. Dervan and Vanessa A. Edkins Ph.D.

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