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n. slang for a criminal defendant's previous record of criminal charges, convictions, or other judicial disposal of criminal cases (such as probation, dismissal or acquittal). Only previous felony convictions can be introduced into evidence. However, the record of "priors" can have an impact on sentencing, as with prior drunk driving convictions requiring mandatory jail sentences, and "three strikes, you're out," providing for extended sentences for the third felony conviction.

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Caption: Figure 2: Computerized tomography (CT) of the chest showing new pericardial effusion and small bilateral pleural effusions with adjacent atelectasis when compared to the CT of the chest performed 21 days priorly.
The owner also reported that the snake had a normal shed two weeks priorly without any complications.
Importantly note that this module structure (e.g., pathway) is priorly known knowledge.
I'm now on a complete rolling news detox but my last tuppence on the matter is: It's a fact that many of the protesters/rioters were priorly pious and outraged at the notion that Trump and his supporters would not have accepted the election result.
Shakeel Baber pointed out that the projects which are approved (with grants) are also facing hardships and blockage on account of new policy of 'Reimbursement' of the expenditures instead of releasing the grant priorly. How a research project is run if the fund is provided after expenditure; Dr.
A majority of the work done in the field of crack detection involves the infrared sensing methodology and it is a well understood technique so much so that it was priorly thought to be the best solution to the problem of crack detection, but later it was found that infrared red sensing mechanism gives inaccurate results due to external disturbances.
One patient with LV VT did not have overt structural changes identified and the other LV VT patient had evidence of LV epicardial lateral wall contact with a previous fractured rib that had experienced blunt chest injury 2 years priorly. Three cases had documented ventricular arrhythmias acutely following the initial chest injury which continued during long-term follow-up.
Hence, following [6, 16, 17], in this paper, we assume that only statistical information of the eavesdropping link is priorly known since it is possible that the location of the eavesdropper is roughly known.
A 45-year-old woman was referred to our breast clinic due to slow growing bilateral breast enlargement since 2 years priorly, with more growth on the left, causing significant asymmetry (Figure 1).
This multicystic lesion, which was priorly evaluated in favor of the hydatid cyst, was pressing the uterus in the left side of the pelvic area and was also impinging the bladder from the left.
It appears that Oman has been actively courting its historic trade partner, as Tafazzol explained that the heads of Oman's Development and Investment Fund priorly visited Iran several months ago "to discuss the possibility of establishment a joint venture" to produce IKCO vehicles in Oman.
The suspension of salicylic acid and ascorbic acid priorly prepared at different (0, 100mg L-1 and 200 mg L-1) concentrations was foliarly applied at vegetative and reproductive growth stages which at the irrigation was missed.