Multiple Counts with Hate Crime Enhancements

When a defendant commits multiple acts based on hate (a hate crime), does the judge apply a one, two or three year sentence enhancement to each sentence for each crime? What if the crimes are separate, i.e., they take place days apart? The answers are complex and there are exceptions for certain types of crimes (kidnapping and sex offenses). To get a basic idea of how such sentencing works, please click on the following link –

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