Prisons & Jails – Sentence Length – ‘Month’ – Statutory DefinitionsMcDonald v. North Carolina Department of Correction Although G.S. § 12-3(12) defines “imprisonment for one month” to mean imprisonment for 30 days, G.S. § 12-3(3) defines “month” as a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. Where plaintiffs’ sentences are for more than one month, they are not entitled to have each month of their sentences construed as 30 days.
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Published: March 28, 2012
Time posted: 11:19 am
Tags: Prisons & Jails, Sentence Length, Statutory Definitions, ‘Month’