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Plea withdrawal requires substantiation (access required)

Appellant Damien Cameron Spencer was indicted on four felony charges based on several nude photographs of a 16-year-old girl found on his cell phone pursuant to a search warrant. At trial, Spencer entered nolo contendere pleas, which the court found were made freely, voluntarily, and intelligently. Spencer was ultimately convicted of the charged offenses. Prior to ...