The Danger of Winning: Contract Law Ramifications of Successful Bailey Challenges for Plea-Convicted Defendants, 72
N.Y.U. L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1443
Evaluates contract law ramifications of successful challenges for plea-convicted defendants. Examination of district courts that allowed reindictment subsequent to successful collateral attack; Defendant obligations under a typical plea agreement; Factors dictating the frequency of using the contract law doctrine of frustration of purpose.