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The Impact of Lockridge on Michigan Sentencing Guidelines
| CLE: 0.5 | Level: Basic/Intermediate
    

The Michigan Supreme Court's ruling in People v Lockridge held that Michigan's sentencing guidelines establish unconstitutional mandatory minimum sentences. The court's remedy rendered these guidelines advisory.

Assess how Lockridge will impact your clients' sentences, both going forward and retroactively. Our experts explain the impact of the decision from the perspective of the defense, the prosecution, and on appeal, so you can show your client the big picture. Adjust how you handle departures, plea negotiations, guideline scoring, and intermediate sanctions.

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Joe Simon discusses how criminal defense attorneys should handle departures following the Lockridge decision....
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