In a proceeding under sections 54-76b to 54-76n, inclusive, concerning the acceptance of a plea pursuant to a plea agreement entered into by a youth or the imposition of sentence upon such youth, the court shall permit any victim of the crime for which such youth is charged to submit a written statement for the record, or to appear before the court and make a statement for the record, regarding such plea agreement or sentence.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 54-76q
- Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
- Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source: