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Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Santobello v. New York
Citation:404 U.S. 257, 92 S.Ct. 495, 30 L.Ed.2d 427 (1971)
Santobello (defendant) withdrew his not-guilty plea to two felony counts and pleaded guilty to a lesser-included offense after the prosecutor agreed to make no recommendation as to the sentence. During Santobello’s sentencing hearing, a new prosecutor recommended the maximum sentence, which the judge imposed. Santobello attempted to withdraw his guilty plea, but was unsuccessful.
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