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AGO Opinions with Topic: SENTENCING PROCEDURE UPON PLEA OF GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE OF MURDER UNDER AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES
AGO 1979 No. 10 >  May 10, 1979
CRIMES - COURTS - SENTENCES - SENTENCING PROCEDURE UPON PLEA OF GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE OF MURDER UNDER AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES
CRIMES ‑- COURTS ‑- SENTENCES ‑- SENTENCING PROCEDURE UPON PLEA OF GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE OF MURDER UNDER AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES The sentencing procedure for murder in the first degree set forth in RCW 9A.32.040(2) does not apply so as to permit a person to be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole upon a plea of guilty to first degree murder with an aggravating circumstance.
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