SUPREME COURT TACKLES QUESTION INVOLVING THE USE OF CONCURRENT AND CONSECUTIVE SENTENCES

A complicated area of the law is whether to run sentences on different counts or different cases concurrently or consecutively. The issue becomes much more difficult when different judges of different courts are sentencing an individual on different charges. The Supreme Court addressed one aspect of the issue last week in Setser v. United States. Monroe Ace Setser was charged in both Federal and state courts with methamphetamine related charges. The District Attorney also move to revoke a state probation […] Read more »