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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]
12 Sep 2012, 12:04 pm
” Further, New York recognizes so-called “Alford pleas” (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]
14 Jun 2012, 3:36 am by Russ Bensing
  They’ve done a study which shows that even innocent people will rationally choose to plead guilty to something they didn’t do in order to avoid greater punishment, something the Supreme Court recognized in North Carolina v. [read post]
19 Mar 2012, 1:04 am by zshapiro
An Alford Plea was recognized by the Supreme Court in the case of North Carolina v. [read post]
16 Feb 2012, 3:27 am by admin
The plea gets its name from 1970’s 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]
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]
1 Jun 2011, 10:45 am by Jeff Gamso
 But occasionally its other things.Consider the Alford plea.The name comes from 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]
23 Dec 2010, 10:02 am by Lyle Denniston
North Carolina (09-11121) — right of juveniles being questioned at school to warnings under Miranda v. [read post]
24 Nov 2010, 2:42 pm by Craig Livermore
  The North Carolina Supreme Court in J.B.D. emphasized in its ruling that the custody standard is objective. [read post]