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A plea by which a defendant in a criminal prosecution accepts conviction as though a guilty plea had been entered but does not admit guilt.
- ‘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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