A district court judge's statements during a plea colloquy served to expand the appellate rights of the defendant beyond what was contained in the plea agreement, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, remanding for resentencing the case of an Internet company owner convicted in a $74 million fraud scheme.
Federal Judge's Comments Affect Sentencing in $74 Mil. Fraud Case
The Legal Intelligencer
February 28, 2012
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