|1:30pm||Monday, October 31, 2011|
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
Robert Doyle Jones, Jr., Defendant and Appellant
|Appeal from:||East Central Judicial District, Cass County, Judge Wade L. Webb|
|Nature of Action:||Misc. Statutory Off. (Misdemeanor)|
Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
Whether the district court abused its discretion in denying Jones' motion to withdraw his guilty pleas when Jones was not represented by counsel at the plea hearing, the district court did not advise Jones of the dangers and disadvantages of self-representation before requiring Jones to enter his pleas, Jones was confused about the State's sentencing recommendation, and Jones suffered from a traumatic brain injury resulting in substantial cognitive deficiencies.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the district court acted within its discretion in concluding that the Defendant failed to prove that allowing him to withdraw his guilty pleas was necessary to correct a manifest injustice.
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