AudioNews

Plea Agreemens For Sexual Assault Cases Becoming More Common

Charles City, Iowa – Floyd County Attorney Rachel Ginbey is providing a new take on prosecuting sexual assault cases.

Ginbey says some sexual assault cases should be pleaded out and not go to trial.  One reason is re-victimization.

 

Ginbey says her view is based upon her experience since she started prosecuting sexual assault cases seven years ago.  She says part of the issue is a conviction is never guaranteed.

 

However, the downside:

 

Ginbey said not every case will be accustomed to a plea deal.  Some will go to trial but the decision depends on the victim’s age, state of the victim and evidence against the the perpetrator .  It will be weighed on a case-by-case basis.

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consder supporting us by disabling your ad blocker
X