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How does prosecutorial discretion affect the overstating of laws on average sentencing?

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    Per Bob Pursley:

    All the data is heuristics. Prosecutors settle cases, or if they can't , they charge the defendant with anything remotely connected, hoping to force the person to settle with a plea agreement.

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    where can I find this information

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