Why do defendants plead guilty to crimes they didn't commit?
A national team of journalists investigates.

Two brothers, two choices: A plea bargain’s toll on the innocent
Henry and Juan Johnson, wrongly convicted of murder, won a new trial after 11 years in prison. The prosecutor offered to let them walk free — but only if they pleaded guilty.
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Plea deals punish the innocent, hide the guilty in Baltimore police scandal
The courts are voiding scores of convictions tied to arrests by corrupt police officers. Why did so many of their victims plead guilty?
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