A Trial Lawyer Answers the Most Searched Questions about the Criminal Justice System

Matt Martens Answers Questions about Criminal Justice

Matt Martens is a trial lawyer in Washington, DC who has spent most of his career in criminal law. He spent nine years as a federal prosecutor and more than ten years as a criminal defense lawyer. As a prosecutor, Martens worked on numerous capital murder cases, and as a defense attorney, he has represented an accused murderer.

In this video, Martens offers clear and candid answers to some of the most searched questions about criminal justice. Does plea bargaining undermine the criminal justice system? How do people receive multiple life sentences? Does the justice system favor the rich? He also brings clarity to questions about due process, the death penalty, qualified immunity, and many more.

Matthew T. Martens is the author of Reforming Criminal Justice: A Christian Proposal.

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