Note by Jonah Seligman
In this Note, Jonah Seligman examines the Louisiana Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Guidry, 2016-1412, p. 1 (La. 3/15/17); 221 So. 3d 816, 816, in which the court held that it is impermissible for a criminal jury to be informed of the mandatory minimum sentence that a defendant may be subject to if convicted at trial and then adjudicated a recidivist and sentenced under the Habitual Offender Law.
About the Author
J.D. candidate 2019, Tulane University Law School; B.A. 2010, Brandeis University.
92 Tul. L. Rev. 955 (2018)