Difference between revisions of "Apprendi v. New Jersey"
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In Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466, 490 (2000), the U.S. Supreme Court held that any fact (other than a prior conviction) that increases the penalty for a crime beyond the statutory maximum must be proved to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt.