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Jenny Roberts

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Training For Bargaining, Jenny Roberts, Ronald F. Wright Nov 2016

Training For Bargaining, Jenny Roberts, Ronald F. Wright

Jenny Roberts

While plea bargaining dominates the practice of criminal law, preparation for trial remains central to defense attorneysÂ’ training. Negotiation is still peripheral to that training. Defense lawyers enter practice with little exposure to negotiation techniques and strategies in the plea bargaining context, the most significant skills they will use every day. Empirical research on plea negotiations has concentrated on outcomes of negotiations rather than the process itself. Our multiphase field study examines the negotiation techniques that attorneys use during plea bargaining as well as their preparation and training for negotiation. This Article explores the data on the training aspects of ...


The Mythical Divide Between Collateral And Direct Consequences Of Criminal Convictions: Involuntary Commitment Of "Sexually Violent Predators", Jenny M. Roberts Sep 2014

The Mythical Divide Between Collateral And Direct Consequences Of Criminal Convictions: Involuntary Commitment Of "Sexually Violent Predators", Jenny M. Roberts

Jenny Roberts

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