Plea Bargain: Definition, Process, Pros & Cons


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A plea bargain is BEST described as:

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1. Plea bargains are frequently initiated by:

2. Which of the following represents a reason why people are against the use of plea bargains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your knowledge of the basic definition of a plea bargain as well as the uses and limits of the process. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to know why people support and oppose plea bargains, how they are initiated, and why they are offered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to:

  • Select the best description of a plea bargain
  • Identify why plea bargains are offered
  • Recognize reasons why people are both for and against plea bargains
  • Recall who frequently initiates plea bargains

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reasons why plea bargains are offered
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the process of plea bargains and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the pros and cons of plea bargains

Additional Learning

To learn more about plea bargains, check out the corresponding lesson, Plea Bargain: Definition, Process, Pros & Cons. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize examples of plea bargains
  • Define prosecutor
  • Differentiate between the pros and cons of a plea bargain