Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness
While the compelling reason for the imposition of death penalty is heinousness
of the crime committed, others believe however that the gravity of the offense should not be the only reason for imposing death sentence as a commensurate penalty.
The sentencing of Brent Christensen leaves a lot to be desired in my eyes, considering his own admission of guilt, as well as the heinousness
of the crime, not to mention the very distinct possibility there may have been other victims, as Mr.
In such circumstances, prosecution may sometime be the sufferer, but the robe of justice can allow no Court to forget the principles relating to innocence of accused, till his guilt is proved beyond doubt, and only in the case of availability of such a standard of proof, the heinousness
of crime may add more in his sentence, at the end of trial, if required in the interest of justice, keeping in view the facts and circumstances of a particular case."
As clear as day!-and a dastardly deed that ramps up the heinousness
of the act.
according to which partial attempts vary in heinousness
 Putting aside any heinousness
or gruesomeness surrounding the capital offense, did the commission of that offense require forethought, planning, and complex execution of purpose?").
of offence or embezzlement of huge amount[s] would not be a good ground for refusal of bail on the ground of non-conclusion of the case [within] statutory period,' the judges observed.
Some years ago, this pattern emerged in 'honour' crimes as well; it was not that the incidence of the killings had increased, but that they started being reported more as a result of changes in the law, greater awareness of this, and a societal debate about the heinousness
of what earlier used to be passed off as 'tradition'.
aggravate the heinousness
of his [the renegade's] sin both in
of the crime cannot by itself be offered as evidence of an
(Coppe 1651: 16) In respect of the grievousness, and heinousness
of the actions in themselves, they being of a very deep dye; you ought to wipe them away with the greater contrition before God.