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Why do the pundits think Trump would only be fined if convicted?

I asked Are there any sentencing guidelines for the crimes Trump is accused of?, and the answer is that the normal range of sentences for a non-violent class E first offence felony in NY is 1.5 to 4 ...
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Countries where re-sentencing is not allowed?

Are there any countries, where currently, a sentence cannot be appealed by the prosecution's side for being unduly lenient? For example, someone is given a year suspended sentence for burglary, and ...
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What does it mean if two culpability factors are combined into one line by a slash in the sentencing guidelines?

Alicia is convicted of a theft, which was simultaneously highly sophisticated and fully spontaneous (ie involved no planning). The relevant sentencing guidelines provide three separate bands of ...
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