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Surname 1 Name Tutor Class Date Stacking Charges Stacking charging is a popular technique commonly used by police and prosecutors. Prosecutors and police create a case against the defendant, and the process is referred to as stacking charges. The case contains many charges or instances of the same charge with an intention of convincing him or her that pleading guilty is inevitable. It is not ethical to stack charges against the defendant because it is usually done to convince them that the evidence against them is overwhelming. It is unlawful to stack charges against the accused because it prompts the innocent to plead guilty to charges they had not committed (Abraham, n.p). The reason behind the acceptance of the charges pressed against them is that they are promised that their jail period will be reduced, and failure to not plead guilty will see them spend their entire life in prison because the charges that are against them are so enormous. After weighing the pros and cons of pleading guilty, they end up accepting the charges because their jail term will be reduced significantly.
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