A Practical Approach to Felony Sentencing
Join Judge Mark Hanasono for a practical discussion of felony sentencing as he lays out how to accurately determine felony sentence ranges and anticipate sentencing issues.
1 hour MCLE Credit
Specialization: 1 hour Criminal Law
Join Judge Mark Hanasono for a practical discussion of felony sentencing. Judge Hanasono will lay out how to accurately determine felony sentence ranges and anticipate sentencing issues. Topics discussed include probation eligibility, determinate sentencing law, indeterminate sentencing including 3 strikes, common conduct and status enhancements, the application of realignment, and credits. Whether you are new to felony sentencing or if it has just been a while since you’ve had a felony case, this brief, focused program will give you the practical tips you need.
- Determining probation eligibility
- General felony sentencing guidelines
- Calculating conduct (gang, firearm, drug, etc.) and status enhancements
- Determining strikes
- Calculating credits
- The effects of realignment on sentencing
This is an intermediate level program. Some criminal law experience is assumed.