2017 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 6 - Criminal Procedure Generally
Chapter 90 - Judgment and Sentence Generally
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-90-109. Fixing of punishment -- Conviction of two or more offenses

Universal Citation: AR Code § 16-90-109 (2017)
  • (a) If the defendant is convicted of two (2) or more offenses, the punishment of each of which is confinement, the judgment shall be so rendered that the punishment in one (1) case shall commence after the termination of it in the others.
  • (b) When any person is convicted of more than one (1) offense, regardless if all of the convictions are in the same court or if one (1) of the convictions is in a different court of the state, a court of another state, or a federal court, where the punishment for a conviction begins before the expiration of the sentence imposed on the other conviction, the sentencing court shall have the authority to direct that the sentence adjudged shall run concurrently with the other sentence if it shall be deemed best for society and the person convicted.
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