re-sentencing


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Noun1.re-sentencing - (law) the reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law
mercy, clemency, mercifulness - leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice; "he threw himself on the mercy of the court"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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476, 481 (2011) (holding that the defendant's post-incarceration conduct could be taken into account on re-sentencing and could support a downward departure from the advisory guidelines).
I did handle the re-sentencing after the case was remanded.
The ACMA investigated a complaint about the report which concerned a re-sentencing hearing in the District Court in Brisbane.
Execution Set for Man Involved in Death Row Escape, by Jolie McCullough - After 24 years on death row, a re-sentencing trial and an escape attempt, Gustavo Julian Garcia, 43, is scheduled for execution Tuesday night.
05% Table 4: Re-Sentenced Number of Type of cases with Total Percentage with Counsel re-sentencing cases re-sentencing Appellate Defenders 49 516 09.
But the Manitoba Court of Appeal ordered for a re-sentencing, saying Bear should have been convicted of attempted aggravated assault.
Should Ms Walker-Hornblower fail to comply with the injunction, then she could be found to be in contempt of court and ordered back for re-sentencing.
35) The court therefore remanded the case to the trial court for re-sentencing for the first-degree murder conviction.
Wednesday the re-sentencing of six prisoners, who were released in Sahlit swap of
In re-sentencing Vilar to ten years, and giving Tanaka six years, US district judge Richard Sullivan described them as "vindictive" for obstructing the return of money to victims.
Graham received a re-sentencing hearing and a new sentence of twenty-five years.