2017 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 6 - Criminal Procedure Generally
Chapter 97 - Sentencing
§ 16-97-102. Sentencing by the court
- The following procedure shall govern sentencing by the court:
- (1) When either party requests to present evidence relevant to sentencing, the court shall hear or receive such evidence and any rebuttal by the opposing party;
- (2) If neither party requests a sentencing hearing, the court may order one or may order a presentence investigation pursuant to § 5-4-102; and
- (3) The court may hear or may request argument relevant to the appropriate sentence following either a hearing or a presentence investigation.
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