Guilty Plea

Some articles on guilty plea, guilty, plea:

Lloyd Crosbie - Guilty Plea
... sadism involving sexual excitement linked to the murderous acts." Crosbie pleaded guilty to both murders and was sentenced on 11 March 2003 in the Supreme Court of Victoria to two consecutive ...
Heath V. Alabama - Dissent - Justice Marshall's Dissent
... crime." Specifically, in this case the defendant plead guilty in Georgia for the express purpose of avoiding the death penalty then, he was put on trial ... rather than exclude the jurors who knew that the defendant had already plead guilty, simply asked them if they would be able to "put aside their knowledge of the prior guilty plea in order to give petitioner a fair ... the jury, in spite of the fact that the guilty plea in Georgia was part of a plea bargain, and some defendants, to avoid execution, may plead guilty without actually being guilty ...
Plea - United States - "Voluntary and Intelligent"
... A defendant who enters a plea of guilty must do so, in the phraseology of a 1938 Supreme Court case, Johnson v ... judge's preference) will engage in a plea colloquy wherein they ask the defendant a series of rote questions about the defendant's knowledge of his rights and the voluntariness of the plea ... Typically the hearing on the guilty plea is transcribed by a court reporter and the transcript is made a part of the permanent record of the case in ...
Assassination Of Martin Luther King, Jr. - James Earl Ray - Capture and Guilty Plea
... On the advice of his attorney Percy Foreman, Ray took a guilty plea to avoid a trial conviction and thus the possibility of receiving the death penalty ... He spent the remainder of his life attempting (unsuccessfully) to withdraw his guilty plea and secure the trial he never had ...
Syed Fahad Hashmi - Biography - Guilty Plea
... On 27 April 2010 Hashmi pleaded guilty to a single terrorism charge in Federal District Court in Manhattan ... he was pleading “because you are in fact guilty?” to which Hashmi replied, “Alhamdulillah, yes.” Attorneys on both sides recommended a maximum prison term of 15 years ...

Famous quotes containing the words plea and/or guilty:

    I understand that it is a maxim of law, that a poor plea may be a good plea to a bad declaration.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    It is quite gratifying to feel guilty if you haven’t done anything wrong: how noble! Whereas it is rather hard and certainly depressing to admit guilt and to repent.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–75)