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26 Jun 2020, 8:31 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
Here is the abstract: Fifty years ago in North Carolina v. [read post]
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]
5 Aug 2011, 9:31 pm by Bradley R. Hall, E.D. Mich.
McMurray, 09-5806 (Aug. 4, 2011), the court considered whether a factual basis proffer for purposes of a “best interest plea” under North Carolina v. [read post]
25 May 2023, 5:58 pm
The Alford plea is a relatively recent development in criminal law, dating back to a 1970 Supreme Court decision in North Carolina v. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 4:51 am by Legal Profession Prof
On September 2, 2015, the respondent pleaded guilty (pursuant to North Carolina v. [read post]
19 Apr 2010, 8:59 am
Parker - SC18432 -(Robbery in the first degree and murder; guilty plea pursuant to North Carolina v. [read post]
16 Jan 2011, 7:31 am by Richard
  One of the interesting aspects of this criminal case is that her criminal defense lawyer convinced the prosecutor and judge to allow his client to plead guilty pursuant to a Supreme Court decision called North Carolina v. [read post]
14 Aug 2009, 2:58 am
August 7, 2009), reversing a 60-month term of postrelease supervision that was based on the district court's finding that the defendant's conviction for aggravated endangering of a child was sexually motivated.The KSC summed up the case as follows:This case requires us to determine the effect, if any, on the defendant's guilty plea pursuant to North Carolina v. [read post]
7 Jul 2021, 9:52 am by Phil Dixon
This post summarizes published criminal and related decisions released by the North Carolina Court of Appeals on July 6, 2021. [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]
10 Jun 2011, 8:49 am by lawyer
The term Alford plea comes from the 1970 US Supreme Court Case North Carolina v. [read post]
31 Jul 2012, 4:44 am by DaytonDUI
The term “Alford plea” originated with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina v. [read post]