Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Mempa v. Rhay
Petitioner Mempa pled guilty for “joyriding”. He was sentenced to two years probation on the condition that he spend 30 days in jail and the sentence be deferred. Four months later, the Spokane County prosecutor moved to have the petitioner’s probation revoked on the grounds that he had been involved in a burglary during his probation. At the subsequent hearing, petitioner was unrepresented by counsel. He admitted to the burglary, which was confirmed by his probation officer. The petitioner’s probation was revoked.
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