legal work - A plea bargain should not be accepted by the...

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A plea bargain should not be accepted by the court, if . .. a. the defendant is coerced into pleading guilty. b. the defendant maintains that he/she did not do the acts alleged. c. the defendant is unable to understand the charges against him/her. d. a, b and c e. a and b Bob confesses to his attorney that he is the murderer of Mary. Bob further tells his attorney where the murder weapon is hidden. The police have not discovered the murder yet, so Bob has not been charged. Even if they find Mary's body, they might not suspect Bob. According to the predominant ethics code applicable to attorneys . .. a. The attorney is ethically obligated to the police about the murder- but not the identity of his/ her client. b. The attorney is obligated to inform the police of the whereabouts of the body and weapon. c. The attorney must advise Bob to "turn himself in," or the
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Bob confesses to his attorney that he is the murderer of Mary. Bob further tells his attorney where the murder weapon is hidden. The police have not discovered the murder yet, so Bob has not been charged. Even if they find Mary's body, they might not suspect Bob. According to the predominant ethics code applicable to attorneys . .. attorney will. d. If Bob is later charged with murder, the attorney may still plead Bob "not guilty." e. The attorney may legally advise Bob how to hide or destroy the weapon so the chance of Bob getting caught is more remote. Jack is attacked by David and sustains serious injuries. David is charged with assault. Jack decides he doe not want to proceed with charges against David. a. Unless Jack wants to press charges against David, the criminal case against David must
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Jack is attacked by David and sustains serious injuries. David is charged with assault. Jack decides he doe not want to proceed with charges against David. be dismissed. b. The District Attorney can still decide to prosecute David, and can probably compel Jack to testify. c. If the District Attorney continues to prosecute David and calls Jack to the stand, Jack can simply state that he his injuries were not caused by David to cause the prosecution to fail. d.
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