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making worse

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On appeal, Hughes argued that the state should have notified him of its intent to prove aggravating factors for sentencing in the superior court proceeding, as it had in the district court, as required by Section 20-179(a1)(1) of North Carolina's General Statutes.
'The court should change the charge from attempted murder to stealing with aggravating circumstances,' he said.
The aggravating factor, or factors, found to exist are sufficient to warrant a sentence of death: and,
"The second aggravating factor was what Mr Suarez said when using the insulting words.
(23) Regardless of one's personal views on the death penalty, under South Dakota law, an individual may be sentenced to death if the fact finder determines the presence of at least one of ten aggravating circumstances.
Uninsured or unlicensed drivers who kill on the roads will be given a community order if there are no aggravating factors.
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.
In issuing fresh guidelines on sentencing for such offences, Lord Woolf, the Lord Chief Justice, sitting with two other senior judges at the Court of Appeal in London, identified a list of aggravating and mitigating factors to be taken into account.
In issuing fresh guidelines on sentencing for such offences,Lord Woo lf, the Lord Chief Justice, sitting with two other senior judges at the Court of Appeal in London, identified a list of aggravating and mitigating factors to be taken into account.
State legislatures have free reign to choose what factors should count as death qualifying, or state legislatures should establish a scheme that does not rely upon aggravating factors at all.
``It should be regarded as an aggravating factor and we recommend should be sentenced with two to five years imprisonment.
PHILIP ROBINSON will not ride until later in the week after aggravating the hand injury he sustained in a heavy fall at Goodwood three weeks ago.
When you make something heavier or more grave or serious, you are aggravating it.
Creech,(1) the United States Supreme Court considered the constitutionality of a statutory aggravating circumstance to be considered by Idaho judges in capital cases.