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He'll take a Serrano plea to Assault three in exchange for misdemeanor probation

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10:45 Aug 1, 2004
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Law (general)
English term or phrase: He'll take a Serrano plea to Assault three in exchange for misdemeanor probation
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Lili Fleischer
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3El se confesará culpable de asalto a tres, a cambio de libertad condicional por delitos menores
Alejandro Umerez


  

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he'll take a serrano plea to assault three in exchange for misdemeanor probation
El se confesará culpable de asalto a tres, a cambio de libertad condicional por delitos menores


Explanation:
The decision is very difficult onel, especially if you are innocent and the evidence against you looks strong. There are provisions in the law for a person to plead guilty without admitting the guilt. This is called a SERRANO plea or an ALFORD plea (named after the cases that allow this kind of plea). Some judges don't like to take SERRANO/ALFORD pleas.
http://www.freeinfosociety.com/misc/accusedofcrime.html

Alejandro Umerez
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