AB 109 Doesn’t Always Change Prison to County Jail Sentence

Over time, since Assembly Bill 109 was passed into law as an amendment to Penal Code § 4019, the prison realignment plan has lost its original meaning or intent.  The public, including several judges, district attorneys, public defenders and even private defense attorneys, have stated inaccurately that county jail sentences are always imposed on non-violent, non-serious felonies.  Is this so?  No, it is not.  To read why, click on the following link.


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