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Silent3

(14,887 posts)
Fri Mar 10, 2023, 02:05 PM Mar 2023

Time span from indictment to Trump actually serving sentence? [View all]

As cynical as I am about how our legal system has been lethargically handling Trump's many crimes, I think we're finally at the point where at least one investigation will bear fruit with at least one indictment, hopefully within the next six months.

That doesn't mean I feel any better about how things will go after that, in terms of time until verdict, and then time until some sort of sentence (probably not actual, real prison) is carried out.

  • I expect a long delay after indictment until trial, with many, many delays requested and granted.
  • I expect a ridiculously drawn-out trial.
  • If convicted, I expect a ridiculously long gap after conviction until a sentencing hearing.
  • I expect Trump will be allowed to remain free until all appeals are exhausted, all the way up to the SCOTUS.

What do you think? This poll question presumes indictment leads to a guilty verdict.
17 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
Trump will be serving his sentence within six months of indictment.
1 (6%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 6-12 months after indictment, and that's fine by me.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 6-12 months after indictment, even though that's a ridiculous delay.
1 (6%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 12-18 months after indictment, and that's fine by me.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 12-18 months after indictment, even though that's a ridiculous delay.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 18-24 months after indictment, and that's fine by me.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 18-24 months after indictment, even though that's a ridiculous delay.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 2 or more years after indictment, and that's fine by me.
0 (0%)
Trump will be serving his sentence 2 or more years after indictment, even though that's a ridiculous delay.
0 (0%)
Never gonna happen
15 (88%)
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