Category: Criminal Defense

SJC issues ruling about concurrent jail and prison sentences

In Commonwealth v. David Lydon, SJC-12289, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that when an inmate is serving a house of correction sentence and awaiting trial for an unrelated Superior Court case, at sentencing the Superior Court Judge must consider using his discretion to impose a concurrent State Prison sentence nunc pro tunc to the commencement of [..]

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