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Report on ‘trial penalty’ released

A group of criminal defense organizations has released a report detailing the impact of the “trial penalty” — defendants facing more severe sentences if they take a case to trial instead of agreeing to a plea deal. The report from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) and the National Association of Criminal ...