Nolo Contendere | Definition

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Course: Introduction / Procedural Law

Nolo Contendere is Latin for “No contest,” which is a type of plea that has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.


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Last Modified: 07/29/2021

 

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