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making worse

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The aggravating factor, or factors, found to exist outweigh the mitigating circumstances found to exist.
The maximum penalty for the offence of furious, reckless or dangerous driving where an aggravating factor is present will be 200 penalty units, imprisonment for two years or both.
The fourth aggravating factor was the fact that the FA has promoted campaigns to root out all forms of unacceptable behaviour related to a person's ethnic origin, colour or race in football, such as the "Kick It Out" campaign.
Uninsured or unlicensed drivers who kill on the roads will be given a community order if there are no aggravating factors.
They're going to want to come back with a jury trial, a new trial -- not on the guilt or innocence, but on the aggravating fact.
The military also has a capital system that utilizes aggravating factors the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt in order for a capital accused to be eligible for the death penalty.
Another aggravating feature would be driving while the motorist's attention was 'avoidably distracted - by reading or by the use of a mobile phone, especially if hand-held'.
Another aggravating feature would be driving while the motorist's attention was ``avoidably distracted - by reading or by the use of a mobile phone,especially if hand-held'', they said.
Using a mobile phone, especially a hand-held, should also be an aggravating factor, as will reading while driving.
Fowler also says, "The extension from aggravating a person's temper to aggravating the person himself is slight and natural.
This Note argues that, in Arave, the Supreme Court took the unprecedented step of further channeling a state's narrowing construction of an aggravating circumstance and, as a result, approved an aggravating circumstance that provides less guidance to a sentencer than any previously validated by the Court.
You are instructed that [this evidence when considered with the evidence you have already heard] [this evidence] is presented in order that you might determine, first, whether sufficient aggravating circumstances exist that would justify the imposition of the death penalty and, second, whether there are mitigating circumstances sufficient to outweigh the aggravating circumstances, if any.
De La Hoya had surgery on the hand two years ago and later had to postpone his bout with Fernando Vargas after aggravating it.
He started 24 of the last 26 September games the Dodgers played, but there was a sharp decline in his batting after aggravating the injury in St.