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Bare Assertion of Innocence Insufficient to Withdraw Guilty Plea Prior to Sentencing

A defendant’s claim of innocence must be plausible in order to constitute a fair and just reason for a presentence withdrawal of a guilty plea, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Com. v. Carrasquillo.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Bare Assertion of Innocence Insufficient to Withdraw Guilty Plea Prior to Sentencing