Prop 36: If One’s Resentenced, How Do Excess Credits Apply?

Under the new Prop 36 (not to be confused with the drug diversions program) affecting third strike offenders, a person can apply for resentencing when the offense supporting the indeterminate twenty-five years to life sentence is not serious or violent.  The new sentence is “just” the base term doubled.  What if the person already served the base term doubled, plus more?  Does it credit toward one’s parole period?  Click on the following link to find out.

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