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A Killers Plea: Gary ridgway, An Example of the Plea Bargains Importance in the Justice System C.L. Vaughn

A Killers Plea: Gary ridgway, An Example of the Plea Bargains Importance in the Justice System

C.L. Vaughn

Published December 9th 2008
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Plea Bargaining has been the focus of debates across the nation since the early 1800s. With our courts overflowing and over 90% of defendants pleaing guilty or no contest to avoid stiffer punishments, our courts have become dependant on them.ThisMorePlea Bargaining has been the focus of debates across the nation since the early 1800s. With our courts overflowing and over 90% of defendants pleaing guilty or no contest to avoid stiffer punishments, our courts have become dependant on them.This essay uses the case of one of Americas most talked about serial killers, Gary Ridgway, also know as the Green River Killer. For over 20 years the King County Sheriffs Department raced for the killers identity, and when the dust settled the only way the investigators could solve over48 of the victims murders was to use the Plea Bargain.