extreme penalty

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I cautioned him that I must hear no more of that; that he was not at all likely to obtain a pardon; that he was expatriated for the term of his natural life; and that his presenting himself in this country would be an act of felony, rendering him liable to the extreme penalty of the law.
Pacquiao said Tuesday he favors firing squad for a high-level illegal drug crime but rejects that same extreme penalty to be imposed for plunder.
Expulsion is an extreme penalty that requires approval of the Education secretary because it bars a student from admission to any other public and private school in the Philippines.
'The BOI seems too eager to impose the extreme penalty of license cancellation, but did it consider what will happen to Hari's employees and their families?
It was no surprise that shortly after this description was distributed he was caught and paid the extreme penalty.
It is largely the poor and the downtrodden who are the victims of this extreme penalty. We would hardly find a rich or affluent person going to the gallows.
Mr Clark said: "For centuries, to be exiled - to be sent away - was considered to be an extreme penalty, reserved for the most serious of offences against the community."
Mr Clark said: "For centuries, to be exiled -- to be sent away -- was considered to be an extreme penalty, reserved for the most serious of offences against the community."
"[The ]execution is appalling as is Saudi Arabia's continuing use of this most cruel and extreme penalty," said Malcolm Smart, Amnesty International's Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
The green complexes are very severe on some holes, and there is extreme penalty for a miss." Of all the majors in recent times, the PGA attracts the strongest field -- this week the world's top 108 players are all scheduled to compete -- and yet it has often been the most likely to throw up a surprise winner.
In this case, the extreme penalty of death appears warranted.