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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Repealed Statute-Retroactive Application

Where a defendant in a second–degree drug-trafficking case challenged the dismissal of his petition for declaratory judgment, arguing that repeal of a drug-offender statute should apply retroactively making him eligible for parole, the judgment is affirmed because the repeal of ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Repealed Statute-Retroactive Application

Where the state challenged a judgment granting a defendant’s motion for parole eligibility in a second-degree drug-trafficking case, arguing that the repeal of Section 195.295 applied retroactively, the appellate court would reverse the judgment , finding that the repeal falls ...

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