death sentence


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Translations
kuolemantuomio
doodstrafdoodvonnis
smrtna kazen
dödsdom

death sentence

ncondanna a morte, pena di morte
References in classic literature ?
Strange to relate, not one received the death sentence.
Found guilty by a jury notable for the business and professional men on it, the death sentence was passed upon him and he was removed to San Quentin for execution.
No hope of succor gleamed through the dead black of the death sentence hanging over him.
The nights were made hideous by the barking of the invisible gun that made sentry duty equivalent to a death sentence.
The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.
It was as though in the accusation he read also his death sentence.
At eleven o'clock the Court pronounces in summary form the death sentence.
Since then, the conviction and death sentence have been the subject of almost continual war in the courts and the press by both sides.
Graham was seventeen at the time of the crime, and his age, his race, and the failure of the judicial process are all reasons for challenging the death sentence.
A two-member SC bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmad stayed the conviction on Monday on an appeals of Haider Ali and Qari Zahid Gul, who had been awarded death sentence by a military court.
This month, Gabriel Hall and James Calvert joined the 251 other inmates living with a death sentence in Texas.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan has upheld the death sentence of Mumtaz Qadri, the man convicted for the murder of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer.