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31 Dec 2008, 3:18 pm
The Alford plea is the equivalent of entering a guilty plea and it originated in the United States Supreme court case, North Carolina v. [read post]
26 Jul 2011, 7:45 pm by William S. Dodge
Among these approaches was the government purpose test of Unites States v. [read post]
9 Feb 2009, 5:45 am
Over at Opinio Juris, everyone's favorite international law blog, Roger Alford (pictured) has a post about United States v. [read post]
9 Oct 2012, 2:44 am by Timothy P. Flynn
  One of the defendants, Damien Echols, formerly on Death Row, published his memoir, Life After Death, about his Job-like life, and is now the subject of a new documentary, West of Memphis, scheduled for wide release on Christmas Day.The Alford plea was accepted by each of the West Memphis Three thus, each defendant pled guilty while maintaining their innocence relative to the grisly murders; the three were released for time served, but not vindicated.The plea was fashioned by the… [read post]
19 Feb 2014, 5:36 am
As Wikipedia explains, an Alford plea in United States law is a guilty plea in criminal court, whereby a defendant in a criminal case does not admit the criminal act and asserts innocence. [read post]
25 Oct 2011, 2:54 pm by Roger Alford
by Roger Alford Donald “Trey” Childress has the scoop: Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a mammoth en banc opinion in the case of Sarei v. [read post]
23 Mar 2010, 8:50 am by Roger Alford
by Roger Alford The Eleventh Circuit in United States v. [read post]
18 Nov 2009, 9:03 pm
United States that the plaintiff had an individual right to challenge a violation of the VCCR. [read post]