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Trial Court Has Wide Discretion in Weighing Sentencing Factors

Since the 2005 amendments to the Sentencing Act in Tennessee, trial courts were afforded expanded discretion in the consideration of enhancement and mitigating factors and in selecting a sentence within the appropriate statutory range for a criminal offense. In addition to no longer requiring enhancement factors to impose a sentence anywhere within the statutory range, the Sentencing

Consecutive Sentencing Upheld in a Vehicular Homicide Case

In criminal sentencing for multiple convictions where the convictions are not required by law to run consecutive to each other, the trial court can, in the court’s discretion, impose the convictions consecutively if the court finds one of several specific statutory conditions apply. The conditions are listed in Tennessee Code Annotated 40-35-115(b). One of those conditions is

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