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Subject: Sentencing questions
He will have to do 85% (good behavior is credited at the beginning of the sentence and is 15%) of 12 months minus the 31 days credit.
Subject: Sentencing questions
Extra classes DO NOT give sentence reductions unless they are written into State law. County jail time IS definitely considered "time served" and is credited as time on any sentence imposed. The calculations absolutely take all time in custody against any term, even if the offender is only kept for an hour, it counts as one day. The county jail personnel is correct, that this adjustment is up to the state prison staff to apply time from county to the...
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Subject: Sentencing questions
If they are in a county jail, then yes they are moved to a Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facility depending on the security level designation decided during the period before movement.
Subject: Sentencing questions
One thing that doesn't make sense is if he was to be there on September 2, what is he doing driving around 10 days later "miles and miles away" instead of at the Wasatch Jail? It doesn't look good, like he had no intention of reporting. A 30 day sentence is not a big deal, but not reporting and then placing all the blame on a calamity of circumstances out of your control might turn it into something much bigger....
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Subject: Sentencing questions
Most sentences imposed for violations are the original sentence handed down, and are required to serve at least 85% of their sentence. The good time credits are given at the beginning of the sentence and may only be taken away for infractions that occur during the time inside.
Subject: Sentencing questions
If his longest sentence is 3 years, he will do 85% of 3 years. If he has 16 months, he will do 85% of 16 months.