- to produce an agreement for which a defendant pleads responsible to a lesser cost and the prosecutor inturn drops much more serious costs.
- An agreement between a defendant together with prosecution where defendant agrees to a plea particularly guilty or nolo contendere to a lesser cost in the place of contesting a greater cost.
- to help make an understanding for which a defendant agrees to plead bad to an inferior cost instead of not guilty to a greater one.
- accept plead responsible in substitution for an inferior charge
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