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26 Jun 2020, 8:31 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
Michael Conklin (Angelo State University) has posted The Alford Plea Turns Fifty: Why It Deserves Another Fifty Years (CREIGHTON L. [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]
13 Jan 2010, 1:17 pm
"By the way, for that crime, Alford gets six years in prison. [read post]
10 Apr 2007, 3:17 am
As required by statute, Genesis reported the medication errors to the Maryland State Board of Nursing, and consequently Alford was required to enter a rehabilitation program for nurses to avoid disciplinary action against her by the State Board.In 2005, Alford filed suit against Genesis in state court, and Genesis subsequently had the case moved to federal court based upon diversity of citizenship. [read post]
17 Aug 2017, 8:00 am by Daily Record Staff
On March 5, 2013, appellant entered an Alford plea1 to the count of robbery, and the State nol prossed the remaining charges. [read post]
22 Mar 2016, 8:02 am by Daily Record Staff
Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Revocation of probation In 2006, Trent Thomas, appellant, entered an Alford plea to second-degree murder and was sentenced by the Circuit Court for Baltimore City to a term of twenty years’ imprisonment, all but 10 years suspended, to be followed by a five-year term of supervised probation. [read post]
16 Jan 2011, 7:31 am by Richard
In my experience as a former state and federal prosecutor, (and currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense attorney), I have seen Alford pleas most frequently in white collar criminal cases. [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 United… [read post]
5 May 2015, 6:35 am by Daily Record Staff
He later entered an Alford plea to second-degree rape after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on that count. [read post]
14 Mar 2018, 10:12 am by Daily Record Staff
., appeared with counsel in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County and entered an Alford plea to felony murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 6:53 am by Daily Record Staff
In 1994, Bell entered an Alford plea to first-degree rape and use of a handgun in the commission ... [read post]