CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the denial of a hearing on defendant’s motion to withdraw a plea to 3rd degree drug possession was not error?
Defendant pleaded guilty to 3rd degree possession of drugs in Hennepin County District Court. Subsequently, defendant brought a motion to withdraw his plea. After filing the paperwork, the trial denied defendant’s request for a hearing, and, denied his motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Defendant appealed. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that defendant was not entitled to an evidentiary hearing nor to withdraw his plea. Affirmed.
State v. Jackman, A20-0735, Hennepin County.
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.