Target Corporation’s history began in 1902 as a department store chain. The actual Target brand was created in 1962 as a discount retailer. This history has provided Target the basis for its differentiation. With department store roots, Target has always been consumer-oriented. The brand includes Target stores, Super Target, Target Greatland, and Target.com. Other operations include ownership of the Associated Merchandising Corp., financial services, and commercial interiors.
Plea bargaining has been a topic of debate for many years. Advocates feel that plea bargains cut down on caseloads, while opponents feel that criminals get off to easy or are punished to harshly by the system of bargaining. The purpose of this discussion is to discuss these two opposing points of view. I will then choose the one that personally appeals to me and offer support for it. Let’s begin the discussion by defining what a plea bargain is and how it is used.