What are 3 good reasons to defend yourself in court? Our 3rd video in the series on plea bargaining pros and cons explains the reasons to plead not guilty, to fight your case, and to defend yourself in court.

In this video about fighting your case in court, Stephen Gustitis answers the question why you might decide to defend yourself in court and plead not guilty, rather than take a plea bargain. Steve explains the prosecutor’s burden of proof in criminal cases, choosing an impartial jury to decide your case, and the importance of cross-examination in court. Steve is a Texas Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney practicing in Bryan-College Station, Texas. He has more than 27 years of experience in the field of criminal law and criminal defense in Brazos County, Texas.