Plea bargains are actually a special agreement between defendants and the prosecutors in which defendant accept or agree to plead guilty to their charges against them in exchange with the concession in their charges from the prosecutors. The real purpose of plea bargains in law world is that it safe time and resources and allow judges to give proper attention to other important cases as this agreement reduces the number of trials. Bikel has pointed the misuse of plea bargains and how it is forced on people producing nothing but injustice.
In her investigation, Bikel has highlighted real life victims who had spent their time in jails even when they had done nothing wrong or can’t be proved guilty. In her Stewart, Gampero, Jarrett and Cook cases Bikel has brought the ground realities to the world that even they were innocent and were not proved guilty, how the misuse of plea bargains had actually affected these people lives.
In short, although plea bargains has proven beneficial in conserving resources they are also very controversial. There’s a need to revise all the existing judiciary laws to make sure every single person gets