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The senator refused to enter a plea, according the information sent by her office.
Senator Leila de Lima maintained her position that the charges against her were all fabricated as she refused to enter a plea on the drug case filed against her before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court Branch 205.
DAVID Duckenfield is expected to enter a plea to the charge of gross negligence manslaughter today.
Senator Jinggoy Estrada, son of former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, refused to enter a plea during his arraignment for plunder, prompting the court to enter a plea on his behalf.
The purpose of an initial appearance is for the Judge to ensure that the rights of the Accused, including the right to be represented by counsel, are respected, and to have the charges read in a language the Accused understands, so as to allow him or her to enter a plea. The Accused has seven days to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
Attard denied the charges and Brown, who was also charged with dangerous driving, chose not to enter a plea.
A judge presiding over the Colorado cinema massacre trial has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of suspect James Holmes after his defence said he was not ready to enter a plea.
Meanwhile the European woman was hesitant to enter a plea.
Defendant John Yates, 57, of Warrington, attended a plea and case management hearing at Mold Crown Court and was expected to enter a plea.
John Yates, 57, attended a plea and case management hearing at Mold Crown Court and was expected to enter a plea.
Summary: Ratko Mladic has refused to enter a plea during his first appearance in court at The Hague.
He was expected to enter a plea at a hearing at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.