Professor Todd Berger recently spoke with Automotive News regarding a felony grand larceny and forgery case against a former Fuccillo Automotive Group executive in Jefferson County, NY. Berger explained what an Alford plea is, which was reached in this case.
Berger explains, “Under an Alford plea, a defendant officially declares themselves to be not guilty while pleading guilty. The prosecution must present some evidence supporting its case before the judge can accept such a plea.”
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