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Sunday, April 10, 2016

State v. Patrick McFarlane (A-7-15;

State v. Patrick McFarlane (A-7-15; 075938) 

The trial judge’s statement during a subsequent, unrelated status conference that he always gives sixty-year sentences to defendants convicted by a jury of first-degree murder undermines public confidence in our system of criminal sentencing. Consequently, the matter is remanded for resentencing by a different judge.