life imprisonment

(redirected from Life in prison)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Related to Life in prison: death penalty, Bernie Madoff
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to life imprisonment

a sentence of imprisonment until death

References in periodicals archive ?
Badie has faced numerous trials and has accumulated two death sentences and five sentences to life in prison in separate cases, which still may be appealed, Reuters reported.
Senior Brotherhood leader Mohamed El-Beltagy, Islamist cleric Safwat Hegazy, and 16 others were also sentenced to life in prison, 28 to ten years in prison and 68 acquitted.
If found guilty of any of the gun charges, he could be sentenced to life in prison under a federal "armed career criminal" law.
The Banha Criminal Court sentenced on Saturday seven defendants to life in prison for blocking the ring road on 14 August, after the forcible dispersal of two pro-Mohamed Morsi encampments in Greater Cairo.
When Cooley came to office in 2000, he changed policy and agreed to seek no more than life in prison for suspects in order to get more people extradited.
But last October, the Mexican Supreme Court barred extradition to countries even seeking to impose life in prison.
Two robbers were sentenced to life in prison without parole in the case.
A ``one-strike'' law passed by the Legislature in 1994 mandates 25 years to life in prison for criminals convicted of violent sexual crimes.
The ``three strikes'' law, passed in 1994, requires a sentence of 25 years to life in prison for anyone who has two previous convictions for violent or serious felonies and is convicted of any new felony.
LANCASTER - An appellate court has upheld the conviction of a Lake Los Angeles man sentenced to 25 years to life in prison - for climbing through windows to enter the bedrooms of five girls, ages 9 to 15.