Resources

Sentencing (Other Than LFO)

Persistent Offender (Three Strikes/Two Strikes) 2021 Update

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Double Jeopardy Protections and Blake Vacation Cases (6.2021)

Thanks to David Trieweiler for this research memorandum discussing the double jeopardy issues in Blake motions to vacate and/or motion to resentence.

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Getting Back into Court to Reduce Prison Time and Offender Score (6.2021)

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Remote Resentencing Hearings (6.2021)

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Mental Health Sentencing Alternative (MHSA)(05.2021)

This Practice Advisory provides an overview of the new felony sentencing alternative available in 2021 for clients living with significant mental illness.

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Community Custody – Length of Term (5.2021)

This practice advisory discusses the length of terms of community custody under the SRA, including the 2020 legislative update.

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The Blake Bill Overview- Highlights for Defenders (5.2021)

This Practice Advisory provides and overview of the sections of the Blake bill that impact criminal defense procedurel and practice.

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Three Strikes Reform – Retroactivity of Removing Robbery 2 from Most Serious Offense (5.2021)

This WDA Practice Advisory discusses the 2019 and 2021 legislation reforming the Three Strikes/POAA by removing robbery in the second degree from the list of three strike offenses.

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Felony Motor Vehicle Crimes Alternative Sentence (04.2021)

This advisory discusses the alternative sentence available for certain felony motor vehicle property crimes.

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

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