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High court narrows standard for motions to withdraw plea (access required)

Even though a written final order had not been entered, a woman seeking to withdraw a guilty plea could not do so after oral sentencing from the bench, the Supreme Court has ruled. The woman claimed she did not realize fully the consequences of her guilty plea. But the court said that potential job or housing ...