Live Webinar: Basic Felony Sentencing
Registration Open


This class will provide probation officers with an understanding of basic felony sentencing. The class would consist of discussion of the fundamentals of evidence-based sentencing, the probation sentence: the appropriateness and conditions of supervision, basic rules of sentencing after realignment under Penal Code, section 1170(h), the strategies of sentencing after realignment, introduction to custody credits, sentencing of multiple counts and cases, victim restitution, violations of supervision: probation and mandatory supervision; People v. Leiva. The class would be taught with a combination of lecture, PowerPoint, hypothetical case problems, and written text materials.

Includes access to instructor’s virtual office hours a few weeks after the conclusion of the live webinar for detailed Q&A. 

Instructor: Judge J. Richard Couzens, Retd.

NOTE: At this time, this webinar class is limited to probation staff ONLY. 

Cost: $150 ($112.50 STC Reimbursement)
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Platform: Zoom

STC Credits: 6 hours (#03998873)

Webcams are required.

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