The directions for this assignment are based on Chapter 7 of the textbook “Criminal Justice A Brief Introduction Edition: 13th by Frank Schmalleger”. The directions are as follows: The purpose of a plea bargain is to provide a mutual agreement between parties and resolve a criminal case without having a trial. As a result, many defendants do no time or do much less then they would do if they were found guilty of the crime charged. – Do you think plea bargains are good ways of resolving criminal cases? Why or why not? ***VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: This professor is extremely strict with her essay guidelines. Please follow these guidelines listed below carefully. *Your post response must be NO MORE THAN 100 words and contain ONE textbook citation (no more, no less). No reference page needed. ***NOTE: She is also extremely strict with how you formulate the citation in the paragraph and it must simulate her citation example below: “Although work to develop such an index is still ongoing.” (Schmalleger, 25).