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Court Upholds Restraint on ‘Inherent Authority’ (access required)

The Court of Appeals says a trial court did not err in holding that it could not use its inherent authority to defer disposition and find defendant guilty of a lesser offense, after defendant pleaded guilty to making a false statement on an application to buy a gun, and the court found the evidence sufficient ...