11th Circuit Bends to High Court's Nudge

Judges retreat from 2011 ruling that tossed plea due to magistrate's remarks

, Daily Report


Federal appeals court judges who in 2011 said an Augusta magistrate judge unfairly pushed a criminal defendant to plead guilty have ruled this time for the prosecutors, following direction from the U.S. Supreme Court that undid the defendant's victory.

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