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unduly

adverb excessively, exorbitantly, extremely, immoderately, inordinately, intemperately, overly
Associated concepts: unduly harsh criminal sanctions
See also: arbitrary and capricious
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The changes follow a review and public consultation on the law on Unduly Lenient Sentences, which was commissioned by former Justice Minister Claire Sugden in response to a recommendation contained in the Fresh Start Panel Report.
In his letter to Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, Mr Jones writes: "This was the l i i f latest case in a series of cases whereby defendants who've committed offences in contravention of the Protection of Children Act 1978 are given what's perceived by members of the public to be unduly lenient sentences.
The appeal court can say with justification that the sentence was not "unduly" lenient as it fell within the range available to the court.
"The Presiding Judge unduly interfered with the presentation of the prosecution's evidence," the motion read.
Under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme, anyone can ask the Attorney General to examine sentences they believe to be very low or unduly lenient.
Placing Senator Leila de Lima under the immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) 'unduly criminalizes' her, Senator Risa Hontiveros said on Monday.
Britain's government will reject any attempt to ignore the result of its referendum vote to leave the European Union or to unduly delay the process of exiting the bloc, Brexit minister David Davis told parliament on Monday.
But, after a referral by the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC, MP, the Court of Appeal ruled that the original sentence was unduly lenient and increased it to six years.
How many more innocent animals need to die before the government will address unduly lenient sentences for crimes like this?
THE network of prosecutors who can challenge "unduly lenient' sentences is to be widened following a rise in complaints that criminals have been let off with soft punishments.
AN "unduly lenient" prison sentence given to a hit-andrun driver who killed a Coventry student will go to the Court of Appeal.
But that term was beefed up to five-and-a-half years' immediate detention after solicitor general Robert Buckland QC referred it to the Court of Appeal as unduly lenient.