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  • Writer's pictureMegan Blancho

Minimum Mandatory Sentences in Florida

Minimum Mandatory sentences in Florida are becoming more and more controversial.

Minimum Mandatory sentences are required to be served day-for-day without any gain time and binds the sentencing judge removing any discretion by the court regardless of the circumstances.

The following is news clip is about a Florida man defending his family by firing a warning shot in his own home without injuring anyone and who is now serving a 20 year minimum mandatory sentence.


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