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Criminal Law: Sentencing – Modification – Jurisdiction

Where a circuit court modified a defendant's sentence after the revocation of her probation to six rather than 12 years of incarceration as originally imposed, the court lacked jurisdiction to amend the sentence, which had become final despite its suspended execution. Writ made absolute. State ex rel. Zahnd v. Shafer (MLW No. 58563/Case No. WD69983 - 6 ...