Statutory Maximum

Some articles on statutory maximum, maximum, statutory:

United States V. Booker - Decision - Constitutional Holding
... conviction, any fact that increases the defendant's punishment above the statutory maximum must be submitted to a jury and proved beyond a reasonable doubt ... The "statutory maximum" is the greatest sentence the judge can impose based solely on the jury's fact finding ... a sentence based on such an enhancement had the potential to exceed the statutory maximum, this did not mean that the judge had to impose such a sentence ...
Blakely V. Washington - Majority Opinion
... any fact that increases the penalty for a crime beyond the prescribed statutory maximum must be submitted to a jury, and proved beyond a reasonable doubt." This ... contended that this was not problematic under Apprendi because the statutory maximum was 10 years, not 53 months ... The Court read Apprendi as having held that the "statutory maximum" punishment was "the maximum sentence may impose without any additional findings." Accordingly, because "deliberate ...
Cunningham V. California - Majority Opinion
... ruled that any fact that increases a defendant's punishment above the statutory maximum punishment must be submitted to a jury and proved beyond a reasonable ... Washington, the Court ruled that, for purposes of the Apprendi rule, the "statutory maximum" is the greatest sentence the judge may impose based solely on ... Under California's DSL, the middle term is the "statutory maximum" sentence for Blakely purposes ...
Blakely V. Washington - Dissenting Opinions
... its sentencing guidelines, Washington did not intend to "manipulate the statutory elements of criminal offenses or circumvent the procedural protections of the ... Criminal defendants still face the same statutory maximum sentences, but they now at least know, much more than before, the real consequences of their actions ... with the majority's interpretation of the "statutory maximum" in a guidelines context ...

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