a defendant's formal answer in open court to the charge(s) in a complaint, indictment, or information, stating that the charge(s) is true and that he/she has committed the offense(s) as charged.
A defendant's formal admission of guilt. See also Plea.
an admission against interest and prima facie evidence of the facts admitted
an admission by the defendant that he has committed the crime
an admission that a defendant committed the alleged offense
an admission that you committed the alleged offense
a criminal defendant's admission to the court that he or she committed the offense he or she is charged with and his or her agreement to waive the right to trial. If the court accepts the plea, the case proceeds to sentencing.
a formal response by a person accused of committing a specific crime admitting that the charges are true.
A defendant's admission of guilt to criminal charges. It can be used in a civil suit as an admission of liability.
A statement by the accused person that he or she is guilty of the crime with which he or she is charged.
A confession or admission of guilt in open court.
Formal admission in court as to guilty which defendant may make if he or she does so intelligently and voluntarily; i.e. accused can only make such plea after he or she has been fully advised of rights and court has determined that accused understands such rights and is making plea voluntarily.
A formal admission to an offense charged in a criminal complaint, information, or indictment.
A statement by the accused that s/he committed the crime.