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McMann v. Richardson
United States Supreme Court
397 U.S. 759, 90 S.Ct. 1441, 25 L.Ed.2d 763 (1970)
Richardson (defendant) petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus. The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that where defendants confess to a crime and agree to plead guilty solely because of these confessions, the plea is unintelligently made and vulnerable. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (White, J.)
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