What is sentence?

Some articles on sentence, sentences:

Dernell Stenson - Death Investigation
... Reginald Riddle agreed to a plea to avoid a possible death sentence ... He received a sentence of 25 years to life in prison in exchange for testifying against his co-defendant, David Griffith ... He received a sentence of eight years and nine months in prison ...
Pohl Trial - Defendants
... Name Function Sentence of Nov 3, 1947 Sentence of Aug 11, 1951 ... Amnesty Oswald Pohl head of the WVHA, Lt ... to 15 years released Horst Klein SS Obersturmbannführer acquitted Hohberg's sentence of 10 years included time already served—he was imprisoned on October ... Karl Sommer filed a petition to modify the sentence to General Lucius D ...
United States Penitentiary, Hazelton - Notable Inmates (current and Former) - Secure Female Facility
... Ann Pettway 91667-054 Currently serving a 12-year sentence under her actual name, Annugetta Pettway scheduled for release in 2021. 16082-179 Currently serving a 17-year sentence scheduled for release in 2018 ... Judith Negron 95719-004 Currently serving a 35-year sentence scheduled for release in 2042 ...
Apprendi V. New Jersey - Opinion of The Court - Historical Basis
... procedural safeguards with respect to the manner in which the sentence is determined ... at sentencing, because most crimes had a specific sentence attached to them ... He also argued that the jury-trial requirement applied to both mandatory minimum sentences and the findings of prior convictions used to enhance sentences ...
United States Penitentiary, Hazelton - Notable Incidents
... Since both inmates were already serving life sentences, Andrews for two separate homicides in 1997 and 2000 and Bellinger for an attempted murder in 2007 ... Wilson, 25, was serving an 11-year sentence for an armed robbery in Maine ... Thompson, who was serving a 120-month sentence at the minimum-security prison camp, admitted that he commandeered a Bureau of Prisons truck on February 12, 2011 and drove it out of the camp to visit ...

More definitions of "sentence":

  • (verb): Pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.
    Synonyms: condemn, doom
  • (noun): The period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.
    Example: "His sentence was 5 to 10 years"
    Synonyms: prison term, time
  • (noun): A string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.
    Example: "He always spoke in grammatical sentences"

Famous quotes containing the word sentence:

    Every sentence is the result of a long probation.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sentence of our classical dictionary.... We moderns, on the other hand, collect only the raw materials of biography and history, “memoirs to serve for a history,” which is but materials to serve for a mythology.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)