Tag Archives: Plea

Case o' The Week: Government's Pleas Fall on Skeptical Ninth Ears – Armando Vera and Use of Co-D Plea Agreements at Sentencing

 If at first you don’t succeed, Find a co-d, make him plead, Use co-D’s plea to prove your fact, Then up to the Ninth, who sends you back.United States v. Armando Vera, 2018 WL 3097956 (9thCir. June 25, 2018), decision available here.Players: Decision … Continue reading

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New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud scheme

New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud schemeSource: Office of the State ComptrollerOn June 8, 2018 State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Barbara … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada decision: Request for Withdrawal of Guilty Plea

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Right To Counsel Inapplicable to Preindictment Plea Negotiations En Banc Sixth Circuit Holds

John Turner went on a robbery spree in Memphis. He was apprehended and indicted by a Tennessee grand jury on multiple counts of aggravated robbery. He retained a lawyer, who engaged in plea negotiations with state prosecutors. The federal government … Continue reading

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Berdejó on Gender Disparities in Plea Bargaining

Carlos Berdejó (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted Gender Disparities in Plea Bargaining (Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 94, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Across wide-ranging contexts, academic literature and the popular press have identified pervasive gender disparities favoring men … Continue reading

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