Cop A Plea Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Cop A Plea, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Cop A Plea?

It refers to the acceptance of the guilt by the defendant or the guilty in exchange of lighter punishment and drop of some of the charges. Even to opt out of facing the legal action and jury and in turn pleading for liniency in sentencing, the guilty may accept his/her guilt in court prior to the hearing or trial.