Reply to post: Re: what about the right to face your accuser?

Criminal justice software code could send you to jail and there’s nothing you can do about it

Jtom

Re: what about the right to face your accuser?

The judge still decides. They are not bound to what this, or sentencing guidelines, suggest. A decent defense attorney can and will point out mitigating factors for the judge to consider.

The alternative to these strategies is mandatory sentencing, which takes the judge completely out of the sentencing phase.

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