Guilty Plea Reversed

Karen Connolly represented the defendant on post-conviction relief after the district court denied his request to withdraw his guilty plea to two counts of first degree murder. On appeal, the Nevada Supreme Court reversed the district court’s ruling. The defendant is now scheduled to proceed to trial.

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Defendant was charged with DUI. As a result of Ms. Connolly's advocacy, the charges were ultimately reduced to driving in a careless manner.

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Defendant pled guilty to federal drug trafficking offense and was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years. As a result of Ms. Connolly's efforts, the judge sentenced her to 36 months.

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The defendant pled guilty to a serious federal drug offense. The government requested that the judge impose a sentence of 108 months in prison as did the United States Department of Parole and Probation. The judge imposed a sentence of 36 months.