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mitigating

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partially excusing or justifying

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The petition called on all UK universities to recognise rape as a specific clause in their extenuating circumstances after a student at Birmingham had an application to defer her exams turned down.
An online petition expressed concern that the University of Birmingham did not specifically refer to sex attacks in its list of extenuating circumstances under which extra help would be offered to undergraduates.
There were, however, extenuating circumstances as Sean Levey's partner lost ground at the start and also encountered trouble in running.
Judge Walsh said he was marking the case as facts proved but in view of the extenuating circumstances he was striking it out.
I did have quite a few non-runners following my morphine positive, but there were extenuating circumstances for that and I can't actually remember the last time I self-certified one of my horses.
According to NCUA Director of Examination and Insurance Larry Fazio, the 84 credit unions were also given a third option: "Request reconsideration of the CMP due to an extenuating circumstance.
The woman is mother of many children, which is considered extenuating circumstance.
Criminal case law is replete with examples of extenuating circumstances cited as reasons for lesser, or at least non-lethal, punishment.
Students are competing for jobs and they need as good a degree as they can get and so if they under-perform due to extenuating circumstances they want that opportunity to improve.
It's extenuating circumstances and whereas he wasn't the one to have the child, it's still a big day for any man, so we've tried to give him a bit of space.
It's a quick procedure that is less traumatic to the patient and the procedure of choice unless there are extenuating circumstances.
The members of the Chamber should also say whether they believe the fact that the money has been invested in the country should be regarded as an extenuating circumstance.
He said sanctions need to apply earlier on errant states, and added that the ECB had "serious concerns" about an exemption clause where fines could be lifted due to extenuating economic circumstances.
Even by taking into the account some extenuating circumstances for Branko Crvenkovski, now the duty for clarifying the unjust privatization falls on the shoulders of the present authority.
In its statement, Dorel pointed out the extenuating circumstances of the infant's death.