Plea deals used in many court cases
Plea bargains, to use the politically incorrect euphemism, are becoming a political hot potato during the Hubbard County election.
In part, the Enterprise is to blame for the public's confusion about the process.
Wednesday, an updated version of a burglary plea agreement didn't get into the newspaper, but is posted online. It had comments from County Attorney Don Dearstyne about what goes into the thought process behind a "plea offer."
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