Americans got an education in the Dutch legal system as a result of the Natalee Holloway case. There are some attractive things about Dutch law and some aspects which can work an injustice and make little sense. Plea bargains are a main feature of our criminal justice system, serving the interest of economy, quicker justice for victims and the sensible value of giving criminals something in return for prompt acknowledgement of wrongdoing.
Karen Lee Torre Commentary: Dutch Treat To Convoluted Logic
The Connecticut Law Tribune
March 24, 2008
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