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At common law, defendants could enter pleas of nolo contendere to misdemeanor charges and thereby accept conviction without making express admissions.
0139(3)(a)2 to provide "Has been found guilty of, regardless of adjudication, or has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to, a charge [begin strikethrough]charges[end strikethrough] under any of the following statutes or substantially similar statutes of other jurisdictions, where the crime charged is a sexual crime or a sexually motivated crime and the victim is a person under 18 years of age.
By pleading nolo contendere, the defendant is not admitting anything, so the plea cannot be used in another trial to show admission of guilt.
Both defendants pleaded guilty or nolo contendere, respectively.
Courts have preserved the right better, though not fully, for offenders who plead not guilty at trial, but have said that it does not apply to offenders who enter nolo contendere or Alford pleas.
law or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to a felony under U.
Former president Holderman pleaded nolo contendere and guilty to two criminal charges.
No Contract Or Subcontract Shall Be Awarded To A Bidder That: 1) Has Made An Admission Of Guilt To (whether Or Not Such Person Or Business Entity Was Subject To Prosecution For The Offense Or Offenses Admitted To); 2) Has Entered A Plea Of Nolo Contendere To; Or, 3) Has Been Convicted Of The Charge(s) Of Bribery, Price Fixing, Bid Rigging, Bid Rotating, Or Fraud; Or, The Charge(s) Of Attempting To Bribe, Bid Rig, Price Fix, Bid Rotate Or Defraud Under Any Federal Law (including The Sherman Anti-trust Act And Clayton Act) Or Any Law Of The State Of Illinois Or Any Other State In The United States.
850 affords a person who has been tried and found guilty or who pleaded guilty or nolo contendere an opportunity to challenge his or her judgment and sentence and obtain post-conviction relief.
29) For example, investors in a limited partnership did not meet the requirements, even though the organizers were sentenced to prison, because one organizer's plea of nolo contendere did not prove that a theft occurred under state law.
Hardly anyone challenged the story on the facts (oh, those), including the new governor, who basically pleaded nolo contendere.