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Double Jeopardy - Sentencing

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Jun 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The trial court violated principles of double jeopardy when it resentenced the defendant to fifteen years in prison when it previously sentenced him to ten years in prison pursuant to plea where defendant had an expectation of finality in his ten-year sentence. Read more below:                                                                                                                                                                             

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John P. Rutkowski

Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-four years. Prior to going to law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a deputy sheriff before retiring to attend law school. Upon graduating law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a prosecutor in Florida before going in to private practice.


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