Defendant Terrance Reed Smith entered a no contest plea to one count of child abuse resulting in substantial bodily harm. The Supreme Court of Nevada held Smith’s plea was involuntary because the plea was made in response to acts of coercion by the Washoe County Department of Social Services (“DDS”).
Vargas, Jessie, "State v. Smith, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 63 (Sept. 3, 2015)" (2015). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 917.