Guilty plea?

Asked over 1 year ago - Memphis, TN

If one pleads guilty in a criminal case for a plea deal,but the judge doesn't approve the deal, what happens with the guilty plea? Can he take it back?

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  1. Claiborne Hambrick Ferguson

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    Answered . Yes, you can take back the guilty plea but judges should not be rejecting plea regularly, only if the plea is, almost, illegal or other rare reason. If judge rejects, I would appeal.
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