death sentence


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death sentence

verb capital punishment, corporal punishment, death penalty, death warrant, verdict of guilty
Associated concepts: cruel and unusual punishment, death warrant, Eighth Amendment, life in prison
See also: capital punishment
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My own decision to uphold death sentences in Arkansas was reached only after much prayer, study, and consultation.
Senior lawyer Asma Jahangir appeared told the court that the convicts had been awarded death sentence in violation of principles set by the SC.
Texas is on track to see fewer death sentences handed down in 2015 than in any other year since the state's death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
In March 2015, the IHC has also dismissed Qadri's appeal against his death sentence but accepted his appeal of ordering the removal of terrorism charges from his case, annulling the sentence under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).
Quoting Justice PN Bhagwati in the Bachan Singh case in which the apex court had laid down guidelines for death penalty, Justice Shah said, "The death sentence has a certain class complexion or class bias.
Qatar yesterday expressed "deep concern" over a death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court against Mohamed Mursi and called for his release.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Wednesday voiced deep concern and regret about the death sentence handed down in Egypt for President Mohamed Mursi.
NNA - Qatar expressed "deep concern" Wednesday over a death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court against ousted Islamist president Mohammad Morsi and called for his release.
This is the first death sentence for the Islamist former president, who was ousted by the armed forces in July 2013.
Earlier in the day, an Egyptian court postponed until June 16 a final verdict on last month's death sentence handed down to Morsi in a jailbreak case in 2011.
The news of the death sentence awarded to former elected President of Egypt Mr.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday rejected the appeal of Mumtaz Qadri against death sentence in the murder case of former Punjab Governor Salman Taseer.