Do Conduct Credits Change After My Case Reduced Per Prop 47?

When a case is a misdemeanor, the custody credits can be higher than a case that is a felony.  The factual situation leading to this is often when a person is sentenced on a felony for one thing, i.e., a strike offense to be served at 85% minimum, and a felony, i.e., possession of a controlled substance, at the same time, but with consecutive sentences so that the possession charge is served at 85%.  If the possession charge is reduced to a misdemeanor, does the amount of time one serves drop to 50% maximum?  To read the decision of an appellate court on this very topic, click on the following link.

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