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Tag Archives: Breach of plea agreement

10-2720 U.S. v. O’Doherty

Criminal Procedure Breach of plea agreement Although the PSR reached a much higher loss figure than contemplated by the parties, the government did not breach the plea agreement by agreeing with the higher loss figure. “Our principal difficulty with Mr. O’Doherty’s argument is that it misconstrues the language of the pertinent section of the agreement, and ‘a party’s rights under ...

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2010AP1065-CR State v. Hughes

Criminal Procedure Breach of plea agreement Elbert J. Hughes appeals a judgment of conviction and an order denying his postconviction motion. Hughes argues that the prosecutor’s remarks during sentencing breached the parties’ plea agreement and that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to object to the alleged breach. He also contends that his trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance by ...

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