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California plea bargains

In most criminal cases, the person who is charged will not end up being convicted on all of the original charges they faced. Often, cases will be resolved through plea bargains, in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge or for dismissal of additional charges filed against them.

California plea bargains

In most criminal cases, the person who is charged will not end up being convicted on all of the original charges they faced. Often, cases will be resolved through plea bargains, in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge or for dismissal of additional charges filed against them.

Brothers receive big payout related to wrongful conviction

California courts may find that DNA evidence can provide clarity in cases with questions about those who may have been involved in various types of illegal activity. In some cases, DNA evidence may even serve to clear those who have been convicted in the past. This was the case for brothers in North Carolina as their criminal convictions were overturned. The state's governor also issued a pardon that has allowed for compensation to be given for the time that the men spent in prison.

Brothers receive big payout related to wrongful conviction

California courts may find that DNA evidence can provide clarity in cases with questions about those who may have been involved in various types of illegal activity. In some cases, DNA evidence may even serve to clear those who have been convicted in the past. This was the case for brothers in North Carolina as their criminal convictions were overturned. The state's governor also issued a pardon that has allowed for compensation to be given for the time that the men spent in prison.