Prop 47 Relief Does Not Guarantee a Shorter Sentence

A common perception, rarely undermined, is that relief under Prop 47 always results in a shorter sentence.  This is a misperception that persists, yet the following case summary illustrates how and why this is not so.  After all, Prop 47 allows for resentencing.  When there is an aggregate sentence based on multiple convictions due to multiple charges, beware.  Click on the following link to read how one unlucky person learned this the hard way so you do not have to.

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