There was no single area of focus for the Court, but several cases this term dealt with defendants seeking to retract plea agreements based upon the alleged faulty advice of counsel. In one instance, a defendant claimed to have turned down a plea agreement because he received faulty sentencing advice from counsel.
Court Expresses Displeasure for Plea Agreements Based on Faulty Advice and for The Polygraph
New Jersey Law Journal
September 2, 2009
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