Law’s Michael Benza weighs in on recent Internet café case and why pleas are usually sealed

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty wants Internet cafe plea terms unsealed

The Plain Dealer: Michael Benza, senior instructor in law, discussed the recent Internet café case. He said, pleas are typically sealed because the prosecution wants to secure cooperation from defendants. In this instance, he said, the defendants may “want to take care of some things before it goes public.”