A Deal With the Devil

Deal with the Devil

A video from The Bail Trap: American Ransom series from Brave New Films. Delves into the problems with plea deals from a lawyer’s perspective and from the perspective of plea deal victims. Shows that money bail system is a motivating factor in the number of plea deals offered to those awaiting trial and argues that no one wins but the DA — contributing to mass incarceration at the expense of those who are often already living in poverty. Watch now.