Posts tagged sentencing

August 12, 2013

 

Eric Holder at a press conference

Feds Announce Criminal Code Overhaul Similar To Indiana’s

The U.S. Attorney General's proposal seeks to reduce sentences for low-level drug offenses and place people in rehabilitation facilities instead of prisons.

April 10, 2013

 

Gavel

Criminal Code Amendment Would Restrict Judges’ Sentencing

When the criminal code bill came to the Senate floor, only the worst offenses, murder and level one felonies, were ineligible for suspended sentences.

November 1, 2012

 

Durham

Financier’s Lawyer: 225-Year Sentence Would Be Excessive

Financier Tim Durham's lawyer says the government's recommendation of up to 225 years in prison is unreasonable, considering the severity of the convictions.

October 10, 2012

 

female prisoners walking

Legislators Could Change Sentencing For Low-Level Offenders

Legislators are considering sentencing people committing low-level felonies to probation rather than prison.

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