Prison and Plea. Use the data in the accompanying table (based on data from Does It Pay to Plead Guilty? Differential Sentencing and the Functioning of the Criminal Courts, ” by Brereton and Casper, Law and Society Review, Vol. 16, No. 1). Express all probabilities as decimal numbers.
Prison and Plea If 1 of the subjects is randomly selected, find the probability of selecting someone who was sentenced to prison or entered a plea of guilty.