Daily Court Reporter - News Supreme Court of Ohio corrects sentence involving allied offenses
Supreme Court of Ohio corrects sentence involving allied offenses
Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio
Once a trial court determines an offender is guilty of allied offenses of similar import, Ohio law requires the sentences to be merged and allows the prosecutor to choose the offense for sentencing. If a trial court then imposes separate sentences, the sentence is void and can be challenged at any time, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
This article is restricted per publishing limits. Soon we will offer the ability to buy the ability to read this content.
Date Published: November 24, 2016