43 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Winter 2007 1. Break the sentence into separate time segmennts Note: Use the same dates each year to avoid confusion for defendants, probation officers, and the court administration. 2. Tell defendants you are the only judge with whom they will interact in future motions. 3. Assign the cases to yourself. (Rationale: all motions and probation violations will come to you.) 4. At the time of sentencing, give defendants a “staggered sentence packet” (see “defendant’s tool kit,”...