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Withdrawal of No Contest Plea Disallowed (access required)

Defendant is not entitled to reversal of his forcible sodomy conviction because he was not allowed to withdraw his nolo contendere plea; the Court of Appeals says defendant failed to proffer evidence supporting withdrawal. In August 2009, defendant entered a nolo contendere plea to a forcible sodomy charge.  A pre-sentence report disclosed learning disorders, treatment for ...