This is a tale of two court systems, both committed to preserving the same set of rights, and both dedicated to the pursuit of justice. While I am no monist, and believe that many roads can all lead to the same destination, I know that if I were accused of a crime, I would much prefer the procedure in the federal courts. At least there I would know what I was doing and why, as I considered whether to enter a plea of guilty.
One Hand Clapping
Defendants Forced To Plea Too Soon
The Connecticut Law Tribune
June 8, 2009
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