Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentencing Guidelines
On July 30, 2015, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that Michigan’s sentencing guideline scheme is unconstitutional. The court opined that the guidelines, which mandated prison terms in certain cases, are not binding on judges.
Jacob D. Lynch is an attorney at Ryan Law Offices in Iron Mountain, Michigan. This article should not be relied upon as advice for your specific situation. Please contact Jacob at (906) 774-3808 with any specific questions.