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Synonyms for plea

Synonyms for plea

an earnest or urgent request

an explanation offered to justify an action or make it better understood

Synonyms for plea

a humble request for help from someone in authority

(law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed

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Commitment to the idea of plea bargaining as an efficient negotiation has important implications when it comes to a second market at work: publicly funded counsel.
Frontier," considers how plea bargaining might be better regulated
A guilty plea also produces greater benefits the earlier the plea is indicated, it stated.
The amount compensated is recorded in the plea bargaining agreement.
The plea was filed on Thursday by a group of women law students from Pune requesting the Centre and other authorities to remove the ban on the entry of women in the Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia shrine.
Where a defendant who as a juvenile was found delinquent on three counts of indecent assault and battery based on a plea under North Carolina v.
He was arraigned along with his company on a 14-count charge bordering on fraud, to which he entered a 'not guilty' plea to all counts.
Moreover, the high court on Feb 25 had rejected Sharif's plea seeking suspension of sentence in Al-Azizia reference on medical grounds and later he was taken back to Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail.
Another bench of the SHC, comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Agha Faisal, sought a response from Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) by October 9 over a plea filed against it by the traders of Shahabuddin Market near Empress Market regarding the removal of encroachments.
SB 492 seeks to amend the plea bargaining provision (Section 23) of Republic Act 9165, or the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, which prohibits any drug offender to avail of such arrangement regardless of the penalty.
He reasoned out that allowing plea bargaining for such offenders would help unclog small-time drug cases pending in courts, which he said, burdens the country's criminal justice system.
Meanwhile the accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir on Tuesday accepted the plea bargain request of Asif Mehmood and Arif Ali.
In the same session, the SC also granted the IBP's plea to be given more time to submit compliance in their plea, according to its spokesperson Brian Hosaka.
KARACHI -- An accountability court on Wednesday approved a plea bargain between the National Accountability Bureau and two detained builders, who pledged to compensate around 600 people affected by a housing scheme scandal after 18 years.
LAHORE -- Accountability Court (AC) has accepted Shahbaz Sharif plea for one day exemption from attendance in the court in Ramzan Sugar Mills reference.