He was sentenced
to 30 months conditional discharge.
Texas is so common that "[t]he number of felons sentenced
2) in the case of a defendant who has been sentenced
to a term of imprisonment based on a sentencing range that has subsequently been lowered by the Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.
Two others, including lead defendant Rafael Yepiz, 35, of Reseda, are set to be sentenced
The proportion of Aboriginal people among sentenced
admissions to federal facilities also remained stable at 18%, according to the report Adult Correctional Services in Canada, 2003/04, (85-002-XIE) published by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.
July 23, 2003: Transgender woman Nireah Johnson and her friend Brandie Coleman are gunned down execution-style in Indianapolis; Paul Moore is convicted and sentenced
to 120 years in prison.
121) Because the medical model of sentencing which dominated before modern reforms conceived sentencing as an enterprise designed to help "cure" the sick defendant, the idea of significant procedural rights at sentencing almost did not make sense: Just as patients are not thought to need "procedural rights" when being treated by a doctor, defendants were not thought to need procedural rights when being sentenced
by a court.
in the Todd court had a recidivism rate that was about one-half that of offenders sentenced
in neighboring jurisdictions where minimum sanctions were imposed.
But local citizens lobbied to have the charge reduced and he was convicted of manslaughter, sentenced
to five years and released after a year.
33) In this context it is interesting to note that judges in England and Wales are being encouraged to follow the fate of sentenced
offenders by regularly monitoring the offender's attempts at rehabilitation; this may include judicial visits to prisons.
He confessed to the murders and was sentenced
to death in 1979.
When a judge sentenced
you to 20years, that meant 10.
By having like cases sentenced
differently, prosecutors manipulate sentences in ways that create even more vast disparities.
As a result, judges often sentenced
offenders to six months in a local jail rather than two years in a state prison since the jail sentence would result in more time served.
Clary was convicted and sentenced
under federal guidelines that punish crack offenses 100 times more severely than those involving powder cocaine: a crime involving one gram of crack is penalized the same as a crime involving 100 grams of powder cocaine.