Listen: Born to Poll (with J. Ann Selzer) - burst 04
"Charges have discussed the consequences of pleading guilty then include among other things perhaps an effect on the right to vote and certainly in effect on the ability to possess a firearm firearm so there is a long preceding determine voluntariness and understanding and communication with the lawyer so that that guilty plea in basically the entry three of a conviction on a person's record with the only remaining being sentencing at that time is serious and understood by everyone and it is no longer within the power of the defendant is simply withdraw it. Because there's been a change of mind or a change of lawyer or for the government also to make null and void the plea agreement it's an agreement between between the government and the defendant and it's basically signed off on and blessed by the judge so it's a serious undertaking which is not lately undone some basis on which a defendant might be able to withdraw guilty plea is if it turns out. The judge didn't do a good job in making sure. The plea was voluntary. If there's a significant showing that the defendant was induced into pleading guilty based on false information by either the government or bad lawyering on the part of his defense attorney but by and large. It doesn't work and can also anger the judge now in this case. Michael Flynn. There's been a lot of nonsense going back back and forth for a while. Now remember he was in the middle of getting sentenced so he was on the cusp of"