New York Criminal Sentencing Guidelines For Drug Possession or Sale

There are specific sentencing guidelines set by the New York state legislature in Albany for drug possession and sale. Those guidelines differ depending upon the amount of drugs found and the type of drug as well. Those arrested for a drug offense may be able to plead to a lesser crime in some situations. A New York legal expert, Elliot Schlissel, explains how sentencing guidelines work for drug crimes.

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