Putting TRAC to Work
  Legal and Scholarly
Virginia Law Review, University of Virginia School of Law
February 2014

The Perverse Effects of Efficiency in Criminal Process
By From the Selected Works of Darryl K. Brown

In the 1990s, the federal government instituted “fast-track” plea bargaining policies designed to further reduce the time required to resolve cases by guilty pleas. For the category of cases in which they did so first and most consistently—immigration-related crimes—plea rates rose to 99.4% by 2010....[citing TRAC research].

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