Difference between revisions of "Mandatory sentence"

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A sentence that is created by state statute and represents the rendering of a punishment for which a judge has no room for discretion. Generally it means that the sentence may not be suspended and that no probation may be imposed, leaving the judge with no alternative but the "mandated" sentence.