Category: Felonies

10/20/life new opinion by the Second DCA

10/20/Life penalties in the state of Florida typically deals with enhanced sentencing for people using firearms during the commission of a crime. In general: Under the “10-20-life” law, courts must impose a: 1. 10-year prison sentence on anyone convicted of committing or attempting to commit specific* felonies (with certain exceptions), while armed with a firearm […]

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Criminal Justice Reform

What is the new Criminal Justice reform called the First Step Act? Some things to know: Why is reform necessary: The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world. Will this new law significantly reduce prison populations? No FACTS: The Criminal Justice reform includes: -it is a bill that received […]

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