Essays Tagged: "guilty plea"

This is a paper dealing with search and seizure laws relevant tot Constitutional Law

USC 922(9)(1) was dropped as a result of a plea agreement, and the Appellant entered a conditional guilty plea under Rule 11 F.R.C.P. The conditional plea left open the question of wrongful seizure f ... Rule 11 F.R.C.P. The conditional plea left open the question of wrongful seizure for the appeal. A guilty plea was entered on December 8, 1997, and sentencing was had on February 13, 1998. Notice of ...

(6 pages) 357 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Roles of the Main Players in A Canadian Criminal Law Case

re there is sufficient evidence for a trial, and (if necessary) to discuss possible sentences for a guilty plea. During the trial, the role of the judge is to rule on the admissibility of evidence, ob ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Plea Bargaining Process.

negotiated plea is an agreement between the defense and the prosecutor in which a defendant pleads guilty to a criminal charge and in exchange he expects to receive some form of consideration from th ... make it to trial, more than 80 percent of criminal cases filed ended with the defendant entering a guilty plea. (Fagin, 2003, p. 61)Plea bargaining became common sometime after the Civil War. The pro ...

(8 pages) 135 1 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Judge Kollar Reigns SUpreme

stuck behind a driver going too slowly and followed the driver too closely. They originally pleaded guilty, but this was later retracted and replaced with a guilty plea. They driver's following too cl ... uld have also been ticketed. The second case I viewed had multiple fines. The driver pleaded guilty and received a $50 fine for unsafe driving, a $300 fine for driving without insurance, a $30 ...

(2 pages) 393 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A- 2559-99T2 State Of New Jersey V Richard Hernandez

r court of new jersey. This case dealt with the defendant trying to get a sentence lowered pleading guilty to an armed robbery charge and an obstruction of justice. He has to serve 7 years of this sen ... dial sentence set by the court. The court had to sit through and hear mostly issue dealing with the guilty plea and setting down a lighter sentence due to the guilty plea. The court then became aware ...

(2 pages) 468 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

James Earl Ray

al the sentence. Even though he gave up his right to appeal, he immediately sought to take back his guilty plea in the days after his conviction. For the next 30 years, he filed many appeals to bring ...

(2 pages) 422 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

James Earl Ray

al the sentence. Even though he gave up his right to appeal, he immediately sought to take back his guilty plea in the days after his conviction. For the next 30 years, he filed many appeals to bring ...

(2 pages) 409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

James Earl Ray

al the sentence. Even though he gave up his right to appeal, he immediately sought to take back his guilty plea in the days after his conviction. For the next 30 years, he filed many appeals to bring ...

(2 pages) 1387 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Plea Bargaining

negotiated plea is an agreement between the defense and the prosecutor in which a defendant pleads guilty to a criminal charge and in exchange he or she expects to receive some form of consideration ... never make it to trial and more than 80% of criminal cases filed end with the defendant entering a guilty plea. (Rein, 2007). The plea bargain was a prosecutorial tool used only regularly before the ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays