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nounmass nounUS Law
A plea by which a defendant in a criminal prosecution accepts conviction but does not plead or admit guilt.‘the majority of these entering pleas of nolo contendere’Also called no contest‘the defendant pleaded nolo contendere to a single charge of income tax evasion’
- ‘Before accepting a plea of nolo contendere, the court must consider the parties' views and the public interest in the effective administration of justice.’
- ‘In the federal courts the defendant in a criminal prosecution may, under most circumstances, enter a plea of nolo contendere.’
Latin, literally ‘I do not wish to contend’.
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