Resources

Sentencing (Other Than LFO)

Prior Convictions and St v. Blake: Voidness Analysis (4.2021)

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DOSA with 2021 Updates (1.2021)

The WDA Practice Advisory explains the Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative, with changes effective Jan. 21, 2021.

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Enhancements – How Applied – 2020 Update (8.2020)

This updated Practice Advisory explains the nuts and bolts of felony sentencing enhancements under the SRA.

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Firearm and Deadly Weapon Enhancement- Proof Required (07.2020)

This practice advisory explains the proof the State must have to convict an individual of either a firearm or deadly weapon enhancement.

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Category of Crimes-Felony-2020 Update (7.2020)

This advisory lists crimes by category including: non-violent, violent, serious violent, sex offense, most serious offense/three strikes/two strikes, indeterminate sex offense, serious traffic offense, crimes against persons, and ...

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Vacate Misdemeanor w/2019 Legislative Update (5.2020)

This advisory discusses the rules for vacating a misdemeanor offense with the legislative updates from 2019, including the changes from The New Hope Act which expanded misdemeanor vacating.

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Prosecutor Discretion to Seek Resentencing (5.2020)

This Practice Advisory discusses SB 6164, the 2020 legislation creating a new procedure for prosecutors to seek resentencing in felony cases.

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Misdemeanors That Impact Felonies and Felony Sentencing (1.2020)

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Washout- Offense Prior to June 13, 2002 (2012)

This advisory discusses the rule of "washout" under the SRA for current offenses that occurred prior to June 13, 2002.

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Washout – Felony/SRA (2012)

This WDA Practice Advisory discusses "washout" under the SRA, the rule that provides that some prior convictions do not count in the offender score if an individual has spent the required amount of time in the community. This advi...

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