LCrRLJ 4.1(d) CRIMES REQUIRING DEFENDANT'S APPEARANCE AT ARRAIGNMENT A lawyer may not enter a written plea of not guilty on behalf of a client, if the charging document states that one or more of the charges involves domestic violence, harassment, violation of an anti-harassment or protection order, stalking, or driving while under the influence of intoxicants, driving while under the age of 21 after having consumed alcohol, or physical control of a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants. For such charges, the defendant must appear in person for arraignment; and the court shall determine the necessity of imposing conditions of pre-trial release. [Effective September 1, 2006]
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