Cumulative sentence


Cumulative sentence

Cumulative sentence may refer to:

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  • cumulative sentence — see sentence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cumulative sentence …   Law dictionary

  • cumulative sentence — Any sentence which is to take effect after the expiration of a prior sentence; also known as from and after sentence. See also sentence …   Black's law dictionary

  • cumulative sentence — Any sentence which is to take effect after the expiration of a prior sentence; also known as from and after sentence. See also sentence …   Black's law dictionary

  • sentence — sen·tence 1 / sent əns, ənz/ n [Old French, opinion, judicial sentence, from Latin sententia, ultimately from sentire to feel, think, express an opinion] 1: a judgment formally pronouncing the punishment to be inflicted on one convicted of a… …   Law dictionary

  • cumulative — adjective Date: 1605 1. a. made up of accumulated parts b. increasing by successive additions 2. tending to prove the same point < cumulative evidence > 3. a. taking effect upon completion of another penal sentence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sentence arrangement — Depending on the arrangement of the words within a sentence and the placement of emphasis, a sentence may be classified as loose , balanced , periodic , or cumulative . A loose sentence expresses the main thought near the beginning and adds… …   Wikipedia

  • sentence — The judgment formally pronounced by the court or judge upon the defendant after his conviction in a criminal prosecution, imposing the punishment to be inflicted, usually in the form of a fine, incarceration, or probation. See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No …   Black's law dictionary

  • sentence — sentencer, n. /sen tns/, n., v., sentenced, sentencing. n. 1. Gram. a grammatical unit of one or more words, bearing minimal syntactic relation to the words that precede or follow it, often preceded and followed in speech by pauses, having one of …   Universalium

  • punishment — Any fine, penalty, or confinement inflicted upon a person by the authority of the law and the judgment and sentence of a court, for some crime or offense committed by him, or for his omission of a duty enjoined by law. A deprivation of property… …   Black's law dictionary

  • List of law topics (A-E) — NOTOC Law [From Old English lagu something laid down or fixed ; legal comes from Latin legalis , from lex law , statute ( [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=law searchmode=none Law] , Online Etymology Dictionary; [http://www.m… …   Wikipedia


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