Tag Archives: plea bargain

Murder suspect declines deal offered by state’s attorney

Prosecuting his first murder case since taking office, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein started by offering on the record a plea bargain with William D. Carr, accused of first-degree murder, that included a life sentence with all but ...

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Law blog roundup

Good luck with your brackets. The following items, like those brackets, are for entertainment purposes only. — What would happen if every defendant rejected a plea bargain? — Does “Obamacare” opponent’s debt hurt her case before the Supreme Court? — Judicial temperament ...

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Sandusky waives hearing, vows to fight charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky opted against a preliminary hearing in his child molestation case, sparing his accusers from making their claims in a packed courtroom Tuesday but still vowing, in his attorney’s words, ...

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