GOAL: The sentence imposed by the sentencing judge reflects the length of actual time to be served, shortened only by the application of incentive and meritorious gain-time. F.S. 921.001(4)(a)5.
FACT: Although the prison sentence lengths imposed by courts have not changed dramatically from FY 1992-93 to FY 1995-96, the repeal of basic gain-time and elimination of the early prison release program has significantly increased actual time served in prison.
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