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Plea Withdrawal Not in Good Faith (access required)

Defendant is not entitled to reversal of his rape conviction by having a new defense attorney move to withdraw his guilty plea before sentencing, the Court of Appeals says; the record shows a lack of good faith on the part of defendant who was seeking delay after the trial court refused to continue his trial. Defendant ...