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.
13-702. First time felony offenders; sentencing; definition. A. Unless a specific
sentence is otherwise provided, the term of imprisonment for a first felony offense
(1) This section applies to offenders who have never been previously convicted
of ... (2) In sentencing a first-time offender the court may waive the imposition of a
How do I know if I was sentenced as a First Offender? ... My First Offender case
was sealed from my GCIC criminal history record, so why is it showing up on my ...
sentences for offenders who have little or no prior criminal conduct. This
philosophy, ... Over time, the proposed first offender definitions grew generally
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 ...
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.
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 ...
May 23, 2013 ... I've experienced the problems that mandatory minimum sentencing laws ...
someone get 20 years for simple possession for a first time offense?
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.