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US v. Torres, 06-3583

In an appeal after a guilty plea on a charge of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine, defense counsel is ordered to provide a statement assuring the court that he consulted with the defendant as to whether the defendant wished to withdraw his guilty plea since: 1) counsel's original brief did not disclose this information; and 2) the court was unable to determine whether defendant appreciated and was willing to accept the associated risks of making such an argument.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/29/2007
  • Published 03/29/2007

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  • United States Seventh Circuit

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