The sentence for strong-arm robbery differs by state. For example, in the state of South Carolina, the crime is punishable by up to 15 years in prison, but in the state of California, it carries a two- to five-year priso... More »

As of 2015, federal sentencing guidelines define a robbery of less than $10,000 by someone without any prior offenses as a level 20 offense, which has a minimum sentence of 33 months, according to the United States Sente... More »

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The sentence for armed robbery depends on the laws of the charging state, and the punishment varies from five years in prison to life in prison, as explained by FreeAdvice. Another sentencing factor is if the state consi... More »

As of 2015, a life sentence in Texas means that a person is ordered to serve 40 years in prison before he becomes eligible for parole. Prior to the introduction of the 40-year rule, inmates convicted of capital crimes we... More »

As of 2015, federal sentencing guidelines define a robbery of less than $10,000 by someone without any prior offenses as a level 20 offense, which has a minimum sentence of 33 months, according to the United States Sente... More »

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The prison sentence of John Quincy Archibald (Denzel Washington) in the 2002 drama "John Q" was never revealed. His attorney, however, is overheard saying that no judge is going to give him "more than three to five (year... More »

Regulation of the use of private hunting lands falls under the jurisdiction of departments within state governments, usually those concerning parks, wildlife, resources or natural preservation, as seen on the websites fo... More »

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