She was sentenced
to 24 months of probation, ordered to undergo drug treatment and fined $1,600.
Under section 11(3) of the Criminal Appeal Act of 1968, the Criminal Division may hear an appeal "if they consider that the Appellant should be sentenced
differently for an offence for which he was dealt with by the court below.
in Texas, the defendant is sentenced
by the court unless he or she
37) To qualify for the statutory remedy of sentence modification, [section] 3582(c)(2) requires that a defendant be sentenced
to a term that is "based on a sentencing range.
In total, seven of the nine defendants have been sentenced
since their convictions in October on violations of the federal Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, drug trafficking and other charges.
Aboriginal men represented one-fifth of all men sentenced
Should the law mandate no parole for those sentenced
to life terms?
Suspect William Palmer is acquitted of murder and sentenced
to 2 1/2 years for assault and battery.
LAST NOVEMBER Weldon Angelos, a 24-year-old record company executive with no prior convictions, was sentenced
to 55 years in federal prison for selling a pound and a half of marijuana to an informant.
44) The trial judge in Williams sentenced
to death a defendant convicted of first-degree murder, despite a jury recommendation of life imprisonment.
Juveniles in all states can be tried and sentenced
in the adult criminal justice system for certain felonies.
As prisons become increasingly overcrowded and costly, prison officials are under increased pressure to release prisoners to make room for those sentenced
under congressional mandatory minimums, meaning they will likely release violent offenders.
A second category of offenders warranting special consideration in the eyes of the public includes those sentenced
for what some perceive as "minor" drug crimes.
Aghajari was sentenced
to receive more than 70 lashes and condemned to death.
And by 1924 the Commission pardoned 68 prisoners, paroled 178 under the old system of fixed sentences (those sentenced
before 1919) and paroled a further 502 under the new indeterminate system.