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Consecutive sentence is defined as two or more sentences of jail time to be served in sequence.
California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)
Successive sentences, one beginning at the expiration of another, imposed against a person convicted of two or more violations.
National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)
Another consecutive sentence definition is a separate sentence that a defendant is required to serve after completing some other sentence that already has been imposed.
Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)
Sentences for more than one crime, to be served in succession rather than simultaneously.
State Bar of Wisconsin. “News Reporters’ Legal Handbook”, 6th Ed. (2013)