From the readings, which individual article/topic do you feel was the most important in regards to the law enforcement executive?  Be sure to address the legal, administrative and operational perspectives in your response.

1. The defense attorneys role in plea bargaining: Are defendants pressured by their own attorneys to plead guilty?

2. The effectiveness of mandatory sentencing guidelines for reducing judicial sentencing discretion: What is the evidence the guidelines actually “work” to reduce sentencing disparities.

Answer the same question for each topic. Topic 1 & 2. Just try and make it work around the topics. Discussing the legal administrative and operational perspectives. Also a brief summary of how the topic works.

Each response is 500 words for a total of 1000 words. 2 references on each topic. The question is the same for each, just answer each topic.