condemned person

See: convict
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And when parties were pretty equally matched, the secret sympathy of the friends and favorers of the condemned person, availing itself of the good-nature and weakness of others, might frequently bestow impunity where the terror of an example was necessary.
Sort of wooden tablets hung up at the corners of streets the evening before an execution, on which is pasted up a paper containing the names of the condemned persons, their crimes, and mode of punishment.
No part of the programme differed, -- the names of the condemned persons, their crimes, and mode of punishment, all agreed with his previous information.
I do realize that I was there for a criminal investigation as a witness but it seems I was being punished as a condemned person.
I had to force myself to shift all the blame off myself, on to the condemned person.
When the State kills in the name of justice, it is in fact saying that the condemned person has no right to live, is undeserving of the basic right to life, and that there is no saving quality or attribute in him or her whatsoever,' Villegas said.
Public executions are routinely carried out in Iran using cranes that lift the condemned person by a noose in front of a crowd of spectators.
The condemned person was required to live in the cells for a period of three Sundays accompanied at all times by two warders from other prisons.
Yet the logic of the decision is sound: If lawful processes result in a sentence of death, a condemned person must consent to having that result set aside.
On a "short rope", the condemned person does not drop far enough to snap the neck, instead suffering for several long minutes as life is wrung out of them.
The three convicts referred to the Supreme Court ruling in 'Madhu Mehta versus Union of India case, saying the Court had held that undue delay in execution of the death sentence would entitle the condemned person to approach the court under Art 32 (right to constitutional remedy) of the Constitution.
At the same time, she said, a fresh application seeking to reconsider the earlier decision could be filed before the President by the condemned person or on his behalf "if there is a change of circumstance or if any new material is available.