An Overview of Michigan's Felony Sentencing Guidelines
Have you ever been asked by a client or relative about potential prison time? What did it mean when Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison and 40 to 175 years in state prison? Are you interested in learning about the work in the criminal defense "trenches?"
Join Alex Rusek for an introduction and overview of Michigan's felony sentencing guidelines.
When: May 10, 2023 from 12:00-12:30 pm
Alex will discuss and answer general questions about the criminal justice system including:
- The difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Michigan.
- How the Michigan Sentencing Guidelines are scored and the mechanics of a sentencing.
- How Alex approaches serious cases and how the guidelines can be utilized to achieve optimal client outcomes.
Alex has tried numerous cases from drunk driving to murder, and currently represents a criminal defendant charged in relation to the Flint Water Crisis. Alex has also represented over 150 survivors of sexual abuse who sought civil and criminal accountability from their perpetrators.