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A Comparative Look At Plea Bargaining In Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, And The United States, Carol A. Brook, Bruno Fiannaca, David Harvey, Paul Marcus, Jenny Mcewan, Renee Pomerance Mar 2016

A Comparative Look At Plea Bargaining In Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, And The United States, Carol A. Brook, Bruno Fiannaca, David Harvey, Paul Marcus, Jenny Mcewan, Renee Pomerance

William & Mary Law Review

In a world where the vast majority of criminal cases are resolved through some means other than the popularly depicted criminal trial, it is fundamental to a comprehensive understanding of comparative criminal procedure to study and appreciate the different mechanisms for criminal case resolution in different nations. This Article developed through a series of conversations (and ultimately a panel discussion) between six international criminal justice professionals - practicing attorneys, scholars, and judges - regarding the nature and effects of plea bargaining (and its comparative substitutes) in their respective countries. Providing a comparative look at different mechanisms for criminal case resolution, this Article ...


Plea Bargaining And Disclosure In Germany And The United States: Comparative Lessons, Jenia I. Turner Mar 2016

Plea Bargaining And Disclosure In Germany And The United States: Comparative Lessons, Jenia I. Turner

William & Mary Law Review

This Article analyzes recent trends in plea bargaining and disclosure of evidence in Germany and the United States. Over the last two decades, a number of U.S. jurisdictions have adopted rules requiring broader and earlier discovery in criminal cases. This development reflects a growing consensus that, in a system that resolves most of its cases through guilty pleas, early and extensive disclosure is necessary to ensure fair and informed outcomes.

The introduction of broader discovery in criminal cases in the United States aligns American rulesmore closely with longstanding German rules on access to the investigative file. At the same ...


Regulating Governmental Data Mining In The United States And Germany: Constitutional Courts, The States, And New Technology, Paul M. Schwartz Nov 2011

Regulating Governmental Data Mining In The United States And Germany: Constitutional Courts, The States, And New Technology, Paul M. Schwartz

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Theocratic Challenge To Constitution Drafting In Post-Conflict States, Ran Hirschl Mar 2008

The Theocratic Challenge To Constitution Drafting In Post-Conflict States, Ran Hirschl

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Constitution Making After National Catastrophes: Germany In 1949 And 1990, Inga Markovits Mar 2008

Constitution Making After National Catastrophes: Germany In 1949 And 1990, Inga Markovits

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Perspective On The United States And Chinese Constitutions, Pu Zengyuan May 1989

A Comparative Perspective On The United States And Chinese Constitutions, Pu Zengyuan

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Civil Appeals: English And American Approaches Compared, Delmar Karlen Oct 1979

Civil Appeals: English And American Approaches Compared, Delmar Karlen

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


English Natural Justice And American Due Process: An Analytical Comparison, Frederick F. Shauer Oct 1976

English Natural Justice And American Due Process: An Analytical Comparison, Frederick F. Shauer

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Introductory Note: Revision And Reform In The Common Law Countries, William F. Swindler Dec 1971

Introductory Note: Revision And Reform In The Common Law Countries, William F. Swindler

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Law Reform In The United Kingdom: A New Institutional Approach, Norman Marsh Dec 1971

Law Reform In The United Kingdom: A New Institutional Approach, Norman Marsh

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Recent Developments In The Law Of Land In England, Paul V. Baker Dec 1971

Recent Developments In The Law Of Land In England, Paul V. Baker

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Protection Of Immigrant And Racial Minorities: A Survey Of British Legal History, Richard Plender Dec 1971

Protection Of Immigrant And Racial Minorities: A Survey Of British Legal History, Richard Plender

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Reception Of English Common Law In The American Colonies, William B. Stoebuck Dec 1968

Reception Of English Common Law In The American Colonies, William B. Stoebuck

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Party Autonomy In Contracts Specifying Foreign Law, Robert Johnston Jan 1966

Party Autonomy In Contracts Specifying Foreign Law, Robert Johnston

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Residents: Some Statutory Changes, Stanley G. Barr Jr. Jan 1966

Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Residents: Some Statutory Changes, Stanley G. Barr Jr.

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.