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CRIMINAL – Guilty Plea Withdrawal – Rule 1:1 – Citizenship Denial (access required)

An Austrian immigrant who waited until he was threatened with deportation 15 years after his conviction to ask to withdraw his 1993 guilty plea to grand larceny on the basis of faulty advice from a lawyer who told him he the plea would have no effect on his immigration status, is barred by Rule 1:1 ...