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Plea Negotiations and Possible Dispositions in New York State Criminal Cases


Created on December 19, 2017




The vast majority of criminal cases are resolved through plea bargaining. In order to be an effective advocate for your clients, it is important to have a thorough understanding of all possible dispositions that are available to your clients and how to effectively advocate for dispositions that resolve your clients' cases in the best way possible.

This course, presented by experienced criminal defense attorney Gary M. Kaufman, offers an overview of possible dispositions and the plea limitations facing criminal defendants. Mr. Kaufman will then discuss effective strategies to persuade prosecutors and judges to allow your clients to resolve their cases in the best possible way.

This course is intended to be helpful to any attorney who represents, or seeks to represent the accused in New York City Criminal Court and New York State Supreme Court, Criminal Term.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the possible dispositions available to criminal defendants
  2. Provide an in-depth overview of plea limitations
  3. Discuss the alternatives to incarceration and specialized treatment courts
  4. Appreciate the art of plea negotiation

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