Definition

Share this Post

  • Connector.

    Consecutive sentence is defined as two or more sentences of jail time to be served in sequence.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)

  • Connector.

    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)

  • Connector.

    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)

  • Connector.

    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)