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January 3, 2024; 12pm to 1pm
MSGC Lunch & Learn series – remaining criminal history policies

(No advanced registration needed)

Please join us at noon for a 1 hour look at the criminal history policies covering misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor offenses, juvenile offenses, non-MN offense, and enhanced offenses.

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Slide Deck for training: Guidelines Policies 2.B.3 thru 2.B.7 - Remaining Criminal History Policies

The following training videos are intended to aid practitioners in applying the Guidelines. These are training materials. Nothing in these videos should be construed as a statement of existing policy or recommendation of future policy on behalf of the Commission itself, or as an authoritative interpretation of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines, Minnesota Statutes, or case law.

Fundamentals in Applying the MN Sentencing Guidelines.  This training video will aid practitioners in navigating the policies for finding the severity level, calculating criminal history, and using the Grids to determine the presumptive sentence. Slide Deck (PDF)

Connecting the Sentencing Worksheet Components to the Guidelines Policies. This training video will aid practitioners who complete sentencing worksheets with understanding the direct connection between sentencing policies and the sentencing worksheet.” Slide Deck (PDF)

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