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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California Sentencing Law

By Admin on January 22, 2007 10:43 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in the case of Cunningham v. California (case number 05-6551) that California's determinate sentencing law (DSL) violates a criminal defendant's right to trial by jury safeguarded by the Sixth Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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