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Jail limits for probation violation not retroactive (access required)

Where a statute limits a jail sentence to 14 days upon a second “technical violation” of terms and conditions of either a suspended sentence or probation, the statute does not apply retroactively. Overview On June 30, 2015, Defendant Page was convicted of maliciously shooting at a building, for which he received a two-year suspended sentence, and being ...