I know a guy who has a criminal best and he sold drugs to a girl who got shot the judge only gave him 12 months in prison if we feel that he is a threat to the public can the attorney general overrule the judge decisions
No. The judge makes the final decision as to what sentence a defendant will serve.
No, the judge decides the sentence. The attorney General has nothing to do with it.
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The answer is no, that is not the AG's role nor how our judicial system operates. However, if the person is in prison I am unsure as to how they could be a a threat to any community at the present.
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