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Asked on: 5/27/07, 12:18 pm

Appeals

Can someone appeal their sentence after pleading no contest to the crime?

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Answered on: 5/28/07, 9:25 am by Michael E. Hendrickson

Re: Appeals

No, a plea of "nolo contendere" or no contest is legally the equivalent of a plea of guilty and may not be appealed.


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