Prosecutor Claims Meth Is a Weapon, Appeals Court Says No


Schmidt Law Services

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Sentencing, especially after a plea agreement, is often based on little more than a conversation between the prosecutor, defense attorney, probation officer, and judge about what happened in the case. In felony cases, those facts are plugged into a statutory guideline, which gives the judge a range of time for incarceration. But what happens when one of those factors gets stretched out of shape?

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