Moreover, by the relationship between statements of “pleadings” and not “an offer of obligation”, the amendment guarantees “that even the attempt to open negotiations on the means of appeal falls under the same rule of inadmissibility”. United States, Brooks, 536 F.2d 1137 (6 cir. 1976). In at least 22 states, victims` right to grant to the prosecutor requires a prosecutor to seek victims` advice on the proposed plea.6 In Georgia, the file must be accompanied by a victim impact statement, which can be used by the prosecutor. at each stage of the proceedings against the defendant. . . . Argument. 7 Illinois prosecutors are required, to the extent possible, to consult with both the victim and review a written impact statement when it has been prepared before entering into a plea agreement.8 South Dakota victims may also express their views orally and in writing.9 .