Is It Double Jeopardy or Redundantly Improper to Be Sentenced for Manslaughter and Then Also Be Sentenced for an Enhancement Due to Great Bodily Injury?

When one reads of the many sentencing enhancements that are available to a judge in deciding how long a convicted defendant will serve, one cannot help but be concerned that someone may be sentenced under multiple, yet different enhancements for a single act.  Is this double jeopardy?  Is such sentencing redundant or unfairly cumulative?  The following case addressed this issue in a manslaughter case.  Click on the following link to read how the appellate court resolved this.


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