La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 882

Current with effective changes through Act 3 of the Second Extraordinary Legislative Session
Section 882 - Correction of illegal sentence; review of illegal sentence
A. An illegal sentence may be corrected at any time by the court that imposed the sentence or by an appellate court on review.
B. A sentence may be reviewed as to its legality on the application of the defendant or of the state:
(1) In an appealable case by appeal; or
(2) In an unappealable case by writs of certiorari and prohibition.
C. Nothing in this Article shall be construed to deprive any defendant of his right, in a proper case, to the writ of habeas corpus.

La. Cr.P. § 882

Amended by Acts 1984, No. 587, §1.