2008 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER SIX - PART B - PLEA AGREEMENTS
§6B1.1. Plea Agreement Procedure (Policy Statement)
(a) The parties must disclose the plea agreement in open court when the plea is offered, unless the court for good cause allows the parties to disclose the plea agreement in camera. Rule 11(c)(2), Fed. R. Crim. P.
(b) To the extent the plea agreement is of the type specified in Rule 11(c)(1)(B), the court must advise the defendant that the defendant has no right to withdraw the plea if the court does not follow the recommendation or request. Rule 11(c)(3)(B), Fed. R. Crim. P.
(c) To the extent the plea agreement is of the type specified in Rule 11(c)(1)(A) or (C), the court may accept the agreement, reject it, or defer a decision until the court has reviewed the presentence report. Rule 11(c)(3)(A), Fed. R. Crim. P.
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987. Amended effective November 1, 2004 (see Appendix C, amendment 674).