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Mandatory Supervision – Presumption of Period of Supervised Release from Felony Jail Sentences

Before 2011, felonies in which a defendant was denied probation required that the term of imprisonment be served in the State Prison system. County Jails were for those sentenced to only misdemeanor offenses, or those awaiting trial or sentencing on felony matters. However, after the 2011 “Realignment”, Penal Code section 1170(h) created a new subset…

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