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(Latin) no contest, answer of "no contest" by a defendant that allows him to be punished by does not constitute an admission of guilt
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is a legal term that comes from the Latin for "I do not wish to contend." It is also referred to as a plea of no contest. In criminal trials in certain U.S. jurisdictions, it is a plea where the defendant neither admits nor disputes a charge, serving as an alternative to a pleading of guilty or not guilty. A no-contest plea, while not technically a guilty plea, has the same immediate effect as a guilty plea, and is often offered as a part of a plea bargain. In many jurisdictions a plea of is not a right, and carries various restrictions on its use.
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1. (law) an answer of `no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects him to conviction
(synonym) non vult
(classification) criminal law
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A plea, by the defendant, in a criminal prosecution, which, without admitting guilt, subjects him to all the consequences of a plea of quilty.
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Latin for I will not defend it. Used primarily in criminal proceedings whereby the defendant declines to refute the evidence of the prosecution. - (read more on Nolo contendere)
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