Groupthink and Plea Bargaining: Examining Judges’ Role in the Negotiations

When

Monday, February 4, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Where

BSL Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility (151)

Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution

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William S. Boyd School of Law

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Groupthink and Plea Bargaining: Examining Judges’ Role in the Negotiations

 

Monday, February 4, 2019

Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Approved for 1 CLE credit

 


Professor Ronald Wright
Needham Yancey Gulley Professor of Criminal Law
Wake Forest University, School of Law

 

Free of charge
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Professor Wright will discuss empirical work he has done regarding “workgroups” in criminal courtrooms, examine the policy debates about involving judges in the plea-bargaining process, and discuss how those topics connect to some key insights from negotiation theory.

Agenda

6:00-6:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions

6:05-6:45                   Ronald Wright

6:45-6:55                   Questions and Answers

6:55-7:00                   Closing Remarks