concurrent sentence

Definition of "concurrent sentence"
  1. A sentence for multiple crimes where the convict serves the punishment for all crimes at the same time, with the longest sentence as the controlling duration
How to use "concurrent sentence" in a sentence
  1. The judge showed leniency by issuing a concurrent sentence for the multiple charges.
  2. Despite being convicted of two crimes, the defendant only served a concurrent sentence.
  3. As part of the plea bargain, the client accepted a concurrent sentence for their offenses.

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