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Battery is a violent crime right? So the half time wouldn't apply to this case?

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I assume you're asking followup questions about half-time for a county jail sentence.

Certain inmates are not eligible for half time, including registered sex offenders, and inmates who have been convicted of a serious felony listed in California Penal Code 1192.7 or a violent felony listed in California Penal Code 667.5(c).

Some crimes defined as battery would fit that description, while others would not.

If the person was convicted of Penal Code 243(e)(1), battery on specified persons (former or current spouse, dating partner, cohabitant or other parents of your child), he would still qualify for half time.

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