Discretion FAQs:

Q: Is discretion often defined as the ability of a judge to choose where?

A: Yes, and how and with what severity to sentence a person who has been convicted.

Q: Is discretion Advised" warning on TV shows before the show begins"?

A: Yes.

Q: Is discretion a failure to take into proper consideration the facts and law relating to a particular matter?

A: Yes, an arbitrary or unreasonable departure from precedent and settled judicial custom.

Q: Is discretion not abused?

A: Yes.

Q: Is discretion "abuse of discretion"?

A: Yes.