Find the domestic battery or assault statute in your state (please use Minnesota) then look at the sentencing guidelines within the statute. Conduct research and find cases related to this statute. Answer the following questions in a 1-2 page Word document:
- Do you believe that the sentence for domestic battery or assault fits the crime?
- What factors contribute to the sentence being greater or, in your opinion, more harsh? Look within the statute.
- Name one case in your jurisdiction (Minnesota) where domestic battery or assault was the crime committed.