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02. Presentence Investigation

Prisonology interviews Jack Donson, Bureau of Prisons Case Manager - Retired, on what happens during this investigation and the importance of gathering information for it.

Overview

The federal judge in a criminal case will order a Presentence investigation conducted and subsequent report to be issued prior to sentencing.  The investigation on the defendant goes into most every aspect of a person's life including personal relationships, home life, childhood, medical issues and financial status.  It can be an exhaustive process but by setting some expectations and a little planning, defendants can use this as an opportunity to put a more personal story in front of the judge to consider at sentencing.

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