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Subject: Sentence reduction
Come on!! Ten days!!!  ...and you want to know if he can get out sooner?!?!?! Nooooooo way LOL
Subject: Sentence reduction
This will depend on his previous criminal history and his behavior while serving this sentence. The short sentence also is another component that is weighed in the decision-making process. If he gets to his counselor and continues to push the paperwork, he will have a better chance of attaining early release. 
Subject: Sentence reduction
Not usually, unless there is some perk at the county jail where he is
Subject: Sentence reduction
If he got a reduction from 6 years to 1, why would you think he'd do less that the reduced amount??? He's lucky as hell
Subject: Sentence reduction
Inmates don’t usually serve the entire sentence handed down by a court. Most can and do have their time shortened by as much as a third. Of those released last year and eligible for that 33 percent time off, more than 59 percent received the full reduction. At least 29 states offer “good time” for following the rules, which is granted when the inmate reports (that is 15%).  And at least 31 states offer “earned time” for attending classes, treatment, work programs or...
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Subject: Sentence reduction
Yes, absolutely! You are credited for every day you are incarcerated against any imposed or pending sentence, no matter the location. If they arraign you, book you, and release you same day, that counts towards one day of incarceration.
Subject: Sentence reduction
Prop 57 releases must go through an application process and get approval. There are no "automatic releases" from Prop 57. The inmate must go to their counselor and ask if they are eligible. If they are eligible, the counselor knows the forms to submit. The process takes weeks.
Subject: Sentence reduction
All inmates start with good time credits regardless of the sentence. It is a built-in incentive to behave. 
Subject: Sentence reduction
Yes, diversion is offered in first-time misdemeanor cases all the time. The further up the "seriousness ladder", the least likely you are to get an easy way out. Diversion is often seen in low quanity marijuana possession where illegal and similar offenses.
Subject: Sentence reduction
Yes. But all of the programs have qualifications and restrictions. Where he is incarcerated and for what type of offense will narrow down what he might be eligible for. He should definitely visit his counselor and learn from the staff what he should be doing to effectively reduce his sentence or to at least know what's available