Criminal Procedure keyed to Israel
Mitchell v. United States
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Petitioner Mitchell was among 22 codefendants indicted for offenses of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Despite advice from the District Judge that the government was uncertain about the petitioner’s involvement, as well as a warning that she would petitioner admitted some culpability, and that she would waive her right to remain silent, she pled guilty. The trial court stated that it relied in part on petitioner’s refusal to rebut testimony of her codefendants.
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