An Appeal to Remember

In US v. Thompson-Riviere, a published Fourth Circuit opinion, the Court ruled that the District Court abused its discretion.  Specifically, Judge Shedd, joined by his two colleagues, held that an illegal alien who moved to withdraw his plea before sentencing should have been permitted to do so, in light of new evidence which suggested that he may not have been an alien after all.

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