Monthly Archives: February 2010

Use of Leading Questions in Guilty Pleas (10-01)

QUESTION: Should judges accept a factual basis for a plea of guilty based on the common practice of asking defendants a series of leading questions, without the defendant ever stating in his own words what happened?

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