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Attorney General Wants Discretionary Ability To Appeal Corrected Sentences

A recent U.S. Supreme Court case has prompted Attorney General Marty Jackley to ask for a law allowing prosecutors to appeal certain sentences. Senate Bill 15 gives the state options when a judge re-sentences a juvenile convicted of murder and imposes a sentence lighter than life without parole.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.
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