According to an article published by the New York Times on January 13, 2022 thousands of federal inmates will become eligible for release this week under a rule the Justice Department published on Thursday that allows more people to participate in a program that allows prisoners to earn shorter jail terms. As part of those … Continue reading New Rule Makes Thousands of Federal Inmates Eligible for Release
I. THE BASICS OF A PLEA BARGAIN Plea bargains, also called negotiated pleas or just “deals,” are the way most criminal cases end. A plea bargain is an agreement between a defendant and a prosecutor, in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty, or “no contest,” in exchange for an agreement by the prosecutor to … Continue reading NATIONAL LEGAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATES
Plea negotiations often times can be used to help minimize a defendant’s exposure in the case. If you know you’re not 100% innocent of a crime and are facing a severely lengthy sentence should you proceed to trial, a plea may help to qualify you for a lower base guideline range. If you’re not sure … Continue reading NLPA Provides Many Services Related To Plea Negotiations
The Coronavirus pandemic has proved a relentless threat to everybody, and no less to those in prison. Fatality tolls are still rising with a deadly consistency, and there is still no indication as to whether a vaccine can be found in time or even at all. For governments all over the world who are still … Continue reading People Are Securing Early Release Due to COVID-19
With more than half a million confirmed cases and deaths in the tens of thousands, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly one of the sternest public health challenges to face the modern world. The US has been one of the hardest-hit countries in the world, recently surpassing China with the highest number of confirmed cases. … Continue reading Can You Secure an Early Release Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic?