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Winchester Man Will Plead Guilty To Mother's Murder, If Cats' Names Added To Indictment

WOBURN (CBS) – A man who admits to killing his mother and his cats wants to plead guilty, but he has an unusual request.

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Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson Enters Guilty Plea In Mankato Assault

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. 195 more words


Are Magistrate Judges’ “Additional Duties” Stinking Up the Courtroom?

Author: Chris Gant, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

On July 14, 2014, the Seventh Circuit in United States v. Harden held that the Federal Magistrates Act (FMA) does not permit magistrate judges to accept guilty pleas, even if both the prosecution and defense consent. 1,635 more words

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Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Trying to Kill 8-Year-Old

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A Hyattsville woman has pleaded guilty to trying to beat her ex-boyfriend’s 8-year-old son to death with a dumbbell.

Twenty-seven-year-old Helen Newsome pleaded guilty to attempted murder and burglary Friday in Prince George’s County Circuit Court. 79 more words


'Major Drug Dealer' Pleads Guilty, Faces Life in Prison

GREENBELT, Md. — A northern Virginia man who prosecutors describe as a major cocaine and heroin dealer in Maryland and beyond has agreed to plead guilty in the case and forfeit $108 million in luxury cars, jewelry and cash. 149 more words


Va. Man Pleads Guilty in Multi-State Prostitution of Girls

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A man whose primary income prosecutors say came from prostituting women and girls across the U.S. has pleaded guilty to trafficking a 15-year-old. 155 more words


Plea Bargaining in Capital Cases

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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