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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law (general) / criminal law, United States
English term or phrase:proffer
It's the implied offer of favorable recommendations to a court by a prosecutor for a defendant who cooperates, shares information wiht law enforcement officials toward the apprehension of "bigger fish..."
It takes the form of a contract, a binding, written agreement.
Explanation: En la "oferta del fiacal" este le propone al acusado declararse culpable de un cargo menor del cometido y este recibe una sentencia menor. Proffer parece ser una negociación más extensa, mas tiene los elementos básicos de un "plea bargain".