Monthly Archives: November 2013

“JUDICIAL LANDMINES” 20 COMMON MISTAKES EVERY JUDGE SHOULD AVOID (13-15)

WHAT IS A JUDICIAL LANDMINE? Judicial Landmines are common judicial mistakes or oversights that create a high likelihood of triggering an appeal. These judicial oversights tend to reoccur with every new generation of judges. Most of these mistakes occur as a result of judicial omission or failing to make a proper record. The following is a summary list of the 20 most common reoccurring Judicial Landmines.

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Pendleton Update 13-15

 

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RESTITUTION vs FINES – WHAT GETS PAID FIRST – NEW RULE (13-14)

QUESTION: If a defendant’s sentence includes both a fine and restitution, and if defendant makes one or more payments to court administration, what is payment first credited to – restitution or the fine?

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