This column explores whether contingent reward plans for prosecutors are ethical. After weighing arguments in favor and against such plans, the column concludes that rewards for prosecutors contingent on trial convictions are unsound.
Prosecutors, prosecutorial ethics, contingent rewards, defendants' rights
Place of Original Publication
26 (4) Criminal Justice 55 (2011)
Joy, Peter A. and McMunigal, Kevin C., "Contingent Rewards for Prosecutors?" (2011). Faculty Publications. 36.