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Definition of the noun Death Sentence

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  1. [legal] Sentence of execution for a defendant.


  1. "Death Sentence" is a 2007 American psychological thriller film loosely based on the 1975 novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. Directed by Saw director James Wan, the film stars Kevin Bacon as Nick Hume, a man who takes the law into his own hands after his son is murdered by a gang as an initiation ritual. Hume must protect his family from the gang's resulting vengeance. The film premiered on August 31, 2007, and was released on DVD on January 8, 2008. Although the film received poor reviews from critics, It received a generally positive user rating from viewers with a score of 6.8 on IMDB, from over fifty thousand voters.
  2. "Death Sentence" a.k.a. "Mrityudand": Death Sentence is a 1997 drama film directed by Prakash Jha.
  3. "Death Sentence" is a 1968 spaghetti western directed by Mario Lanfranchi and starring Richard Conte.
  4. "Death Sentence" is a film directed by E.W. Swackhamer.
  5. "Death Sentence" a.k.a. "Peine De Mort" is a film, directed by Julien de Volte.


  1. "Death Sentence" is a short story by the American science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov. It was first published in the November 1943 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and reprinted in the 1972 collection The Early Asimov.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (72 years ago)
  2. "Death Sentence" is the 1975 sequel novel to Death Wish by Brian Garfield.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Drama
    • released in (40 years ago)
  3. "Death Sentence" is a philosophical novel by Maurice Blanchot. First published in 1948, it is his second complete work of fiction.
    • also known as L'Arrêt de mort
    • languages: English Language, French
    • genre: Fiction
    • subjects: Literature, Literary, Classics
    • released in (67 years ago)
  4. "Death Sentence" is a book written by Jerry Bledsoe.
    • also known as "Death Sentence: the True Story of Velma Barfield's Life, Crimes, and Execution"; Death Sentence: The True Story of Velma Barfield's Life, Crimes, and Punishment
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Non-fiction
    • subjects: Social science, Criminology, United States of America, Murder
    • released in (17 years ago)
    • award: - Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime nomination for Jerry Bledsoe
  5. "Death Sentence" is a book published in 1992 that was written by Faith Hunter.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (23 years ago)


  1. "Death Sentence" is a musical album of Those Who Fear.
    • released on
  2. "Death Sentence" is a musical album of Dublin Death Patrol.
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  1. Death Sentence is a musical group.
  2. Death Sentence is a musical group.
  3. Death Sentence is a musical group.
    • album: "Ryan... Thanks for the Support"
  4. Death Sentence is a musical group.
    • album: "Death and Pure Distruction"

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Google previewShouldn't I Be Happy (2010)

Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women by Shaila Misri

Tragically, too, the death sentence is a lingering one. The couple must choose— within a matter of weeks—whether to maintain or terminate the pregnancy. For those who choose to terminate pregnancy, the situation is not considered a ...

Google previewMr Jelly's Business (2014)

An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery #4 featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective by Arthur W. Upfield

The death sentence is a tremendous deterrent.

Google previewThe Death Penalty (2013)

A Debate by Ernest Van den Haag, John Phillips Conrad

For example, the death sentence is a jury decision in Texas, where the jury must decide whether “there is a probability that the defendant will commit criminal acts of violence that constitute a threat to society.” That requires a prediction of a kind ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race and Crime (2009)

by Helen Taylor Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon

To accomplish this analysis, the authors conducted an extensive assessment of 68 death sentence cases that the Georgia Supreme Court reviewed and affirmed between 1973 and 1979 using three different measures of case culpability in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics (2014)

by Bruce A. Arrigo

A divided court agreed with Atkins and reversedhis death sentence. The defendant was convicted inthe original capital murder trialofarmed robbery, abduction, andcapital murder and sentenced to deathin 1998. Atkinsand an acquaintance ...

Google previewCrime and Punishment in America: An Encyclopedia of Trends and Controversies in the Justice System [2 volumes] (2016)

by Laura L. Finley

After Oregon abolished the death penalty by state referendum in 1964, Governor Mark Hatfield commuted every death sentence in that state, and the previous governor, Robert D. Holmes, had commuted all the death sentences imposed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

Once a death sentence is carried out, there is, of course, no way of rectifying the error. Economic Costs of Capital Punishment It is generally agreed that the cost of administering the death penalty as punishment for murder is greater than the ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary of Criminal Justice (2005)

Key Terms and Major Court Cases by Dean J. Champion

mandatory death penalty A death sentence that the legislature has required to be imposed on persons convicted of certain offenses.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Death and Dying (2003)

by Glennys Howarth, Oliver Leaman

The death sentence has ...

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Quotes about Death Sentence

One convenience in a death sentence,
Unlike a normal death unannounced,
Is that we can attend the intended
Works on priority and feel relieved.
10.11.2007 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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