presentence

presentence

(priːˈsɛntəns)
vb (tr)
to sentence ahead of an official sentencing
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The wife and sons of farmer Kenneth Mosher are not considered victims under Iowa law because Soules was not convicted of causing Mosher's death, Judge Andrea Dryer ruled, so it was inappropriate for a state corrections official to include their victim-impact statements in a presentence investigation report that recommended a two-year prison sentence for Soules.
subject to interim from a driving Peter Neither had previous convictions, and their barristers asked for presentence reports to be prepared about them.
When the probation officer prepared the presentence report, she concluded that this two-level reduction was not available under the Guidelines.
He told him: "I am prepared to adjourn the case for a presentence report, but you must be under no illusions.
Alanna Wesencraft, defending, said Lee pleaded guilty at the first opportunity but full mitigation would be submitted once a presentence report had been prepared.
Morgan's textbook stands out by including a history of presentence investigation and an exercise on case studies from which to develop a presentence.
'A simple presentence would say if you are going to deny it, 'We denied it because it is an abortive substance,'' he said.
They then measured it before putting it into deal bags.The judge said he would adjourn sentencing until December 16 to enable the preparation of the presentence report.
The judge granted Isherwood bail and ordered the preparation of a presentence report.
Judge Erik Salomonsen adjourned sentence on both for the preparation of a presentence report and bailed both of them until January.
Judge David Wynn Morgan ordered a presentence report be prepared before sentencing.
Presentence Reports Are Not Being Used Sufficiently