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Three-strikes law

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In the United States, habitual offender laws are statutes enacted by state governments which ... The practice of imposing longer prison sentences on repeat offenders (versus first-time offenders who...

Sentencing Alternatives: Prison, Probation, Fines, and Community ...

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A suspended sentence is jail or prison time that is put on hold if the ... for a variety of crimes, especially less serious offenses committed by first-time offenders.

Factors Considered in Determining Sentences - FindLaw

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Similarly, state court sentencing procedures are governed by state laws and ... whether the offender is a "first-time" or repeat offender; whether the offender was  ...

Recidivism and the "First Offender" - United States Sentencing ...

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sentences for offenders who have little or no prior criminal conduct. This philosophy, ... Over time, the proposed first offender definitions grew generally more ...

Quick Facts - Families Against Mandatory Minimums

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In 2012, the average federal prison sentence for a drug offender was almost 6 years. ... for the drug “safety valve” for nonviolent, low-level, first-time offenders.

The average sentence for a first time non violent drug offender ...

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May 23, 2013 ... The average sentence for a first time non violent drug offender convicted ...... It says there are minimum sentences for drug trafficking, Not drug ...

Mandatory sentencing - Prison Policy Initiative

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charges to be “stacked” against an offender. New York's Rock- efeller drug laws require automatic 15-years to life sentences for some first-time drug offenders.

IMPRISONMENT FOR ARMED ROBBERY

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May 5, 2000 ... You asked whether there is a mandatory minimum sentence for armed robbery, and what the standard sentence is for a first-time offender ...

How a first crack cocaine offense led to a life sentence | The ...

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Jul 15, 2015 ... She was a first-time, nonviolent offender. ... By the end, Jones's sentencing had so many that the federal judge had only one punishment option.

Sentencing and rehabilitation - Open Justice - Ministry of Justice

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For example, a harsher sentence may be given if it's not an offender's first offence . ... A court may give an offender a 'suspended' prison sentence if the time they ...

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Alternative Sentences - FindLaw

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This is generally reserved for less serious crimes or first-time offenders. Suspended sentences can be unconditional or conditional. An unconditional suspended ...

Criminal Sentencing: The Basics - Lawyers.com

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These sentences are usually given to people who committed a misdemeanor or are first-time offenders; Death. This is the ultimate punishment, and it's reserved ...

First time offender waiting sentencing - What do you think will ...

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Feb 25, 2011 ... I'm an 18 year old first time offender. I have been accused of Gross Sexual Imposition - a 3rd degree felony. I was intoxicated when the incident ...