aggravated


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aggravated

(of a criminal offence) made more serious by its circumstances.
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Aggravated home invasion applies where there are at least three offenders, they are armed, and commit a burglary on premises where a person was present and the offender knew or was reckless as to whether there were people in the home.
Should Gillette be convicted of more than one count of aggravated murder, it is likely that at least two of the charges would be combined into a single count for the purpose of sentencing.
21) If a court determines that an alien is a recidivist offender, that alien is considered an aggravated felon because the increased sentence exceeding one year would render the alien a felon under federal law.
Luke Harding, 22, and 20-year-old Hadley, also of Gibbs Road, admitted aggravated burglary in an attack that left Mr Banks with a head and leg injury and his mother badly shaken.
Appearing alongside Johnson in court was Carl Phillip Jones, 24, from Erdington, who was charged with three counts of racially aggravated harassment and public order section offences.
These infections appear to have been aggravated by the extreme climatic conditions of the time and by the poor living conditions and harsh treatment of the native people under the encomienda system of New Spain.
But if understanding each other is truly our overriding concern, then we are not dissuaded or aggravated by anything we hear and so, although we may have differences, active conflicts do not arise between us.
In holding that Georgia's "wantonly vile" aggravating circumstance was not necessarily unconstitutionally vague, the Court agreed with the petitioner that any murder might involve depravity of mind or an aggravated battery.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT's highly anticipated album, which fuses hip-hop, jazz and R&B, will be released in early fall by RomenMpire/EMI Distribution.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence following an alleged racial assault at Flint Station.
The Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 was created in response to concerns raised by the Director of Public Prosecutions about the need for an aggravated version of the offence of furious, reckless or dangerous driving", Mr Corbell said.
They include a 23-yearold, who appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court charged with aggravated burglary.