JUDICIAL SUICIDE OR CONSTITUTIONAL AUTONOMY? A CAPITAL DEFENDANT'S RIGHT TO PLEAD GUILTY
- NEWS FLASH - Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to Reckless Homicide - Exercising Her Husband to Death. // Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter;Mar2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p53
The article reports on a 41 year old woman of Ohio who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide involving her husband. It cites that Chris Mason prevented her husband from leaving the pool over 40 times during their swimming session which subsequently caused his death. The case was considered to be...
- A View from the Bench: Preparing Your Client for Providency. Siemietkowski, John // Army Lawyer;Apr2008, Issue 419, p44
The article offers tips for a defense counsel on how to prepare a client for providency. It suggests to tell the client the name of the judge when explaining the providence inquiry. It recommends that the defense counsel should make sure that the client can explain to the court how the facts...
- THE PRAGMATIC PLEA: EXPANDING USE OF THE ALFORD PLEA TO PROMOTE TRADITIONALLY CONFLICTING INTERESTS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. Ronis, Jenny Elayne // Temple Law Review;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p1389
The article discusses the U.S. criminal justice system's expansion of the Alford plea, a criminal defendant's explicit assertion of innocence while pleading guilty. Particular focus is given to plea bargaining and the requirements of the Alford Plea, including a description of its originating...
- Alleged Kansas City JCC shooter says he'll change plea to guilty. // Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 1922 to present;4/28/2015, p1
(JTA) -- Frazier Glenn Miller, the white supremacist charged with murdering three people outside two Kansas City-area Jewish institutions, said he will change his plea to guilty.
- 17-Year-Old Jourdain Accepts Plea Pact. // Native American Law Digest;Jan2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
The article introduces the 17 year-old Louis Jourdain who pleaded guilty to a criminal act in the shootings at Red Lake Reservation. In return for the plea, federal prosecutors will drop two conspiracy counts, which are more serious charges wherein the documents did not indicate what judgment...
- No caution needed for pro se defendants, court rules. Holland, Gina // Buffalo Law Journal;3/11/2004, Vol. 76 Issue 21, p1
Discusses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows people who are pleading guilty to crimes to acquire legal assistance from attorneys. Implications of the high court's decision according on Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller; Basis for the court's decision; Details of the high court's decision.
- A MODEST PROPOSAL FOR SECURITIES FRAUD PLEADING AFTER TELLABS. Miller, Geoffrey // Law & Contemporary Problems;Winter2012, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p93
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- Please Plea Me. Balko, Radley // Reason;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on the acquittal of James Ochoa, who was convicted due to carjacking, when deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing on hair fibers matched a man already imprisoned for stealing a car in Los Angeles County, California. Ochoa has pled guilty for he believed witnesses and government...
- UNITED STATES V. HENDERSON: SPECIAL COURT-MARTIAL CONVENING AUTHORITY CANNOT REFER A CAPITAL CHARGE. Roderick, Mike // Air Force Law Review;2004, Vol. 55, p371
Criticizes the lack of special court-martial jurisdiction on capital charge of hazarding a vessel as implied in the case, United States v. Henderson. Charges filed against Henderson, who was Damage Controlman Fireman Apprentice onboard the USS TARAWA vessel; Possibility that a pre-trial...