• Connecticut Appellate Court
  • Borden, J.
As explained in the 2012 Appellate Court decision in State v. Clark, a "Garvin agreement," one entered into pursuant to the 1997 Supreme Court case of State v. Garvin, "is a conditional plea agreement that has two possible binding outcomes, one that results from the defendant's compliance with the conditions of the plea agreement and one that is triggered by his violation of a condition of the agreement;" and the burden of proof for determining whether a Garvin agreement has been violated is minimum indicia of reliability.
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