The plain and unambiguous language of C.G.S. §54-lj did not require the court to inquire specifically whether defense counsel has advised the defendant regarding the possible immigration consequences of entering a guilty plea; C.G.S. §54-lj requires only that the court address the defendant personally and determine that the defendant understands fully the possible immigration consequences that may result from the plea if the defendant is a noncitizen.
State v. James
Connecticut Appellate Court
December 3, 2012
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