Question about plea deals
g2s at riseup.net
Tue Jan 8 07:05:58 PST 2019
Plea deals as a legal entity don't count.
Judges don't have to accept them
On January 7, 2019 9:22:21 PM PST, Douglas Lucas <dal at riseup.net> wrote:
>Lawyers tell me that most/all plea deals have a boilerplate paragraph
>stating that what isn't written in the plea deal doesn't count.
>For example in alleged WikiLeaks courier Matt DeHart's plea deal --
>http://douglaslucas.com/files/DeHart_PleaAgreement.pdf -- on PDF page
>there's this text: "29. No promises, agreements, or conditions have
>entered into other than those set forth in this Plea Agreement, and
>will be entered into unless memorialized in writing and signed by all
>the parties listed below."
>Does anyone know what the generic term/name is for that kind of
>paragraph in a contract (preferably, in a plea deal specifically)?
>I ask the lawyers and they say there is such a generic term and they
>just can't remember.
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