Sentencing Law and Legal Definition

"Sentencing" is defined as the "oral announcement of the sentence." “Whether the court acts on its own or on the suggestion of a party, the court may correct a clear sentencing error within seven days after the imposition of sentence.” United States v. Carpenter, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67775 (E.D. Va. Aug. 4, 2009)