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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]
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]
17 Jul 2015, 12:47 am
Russia (I) Contemporary Practice of the United States Relating to International LawKristina Daugirdas & Julian Davis Mortenson, Contemporary Practice of the United States Relating to International Law Recent Books on International LawDavid P. [read post]