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a sentence condemning a convicted felon to spend the rest of his or her life in prison.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The boyfriend was convicted and may get a
US federal guidelines for such behaviour carries up to a
without the possibility of parole.
The killer had received a
but would be eligible for parole in eighteen years.
He was sentenced to five and a half years in prison, far less than the
military prosecutors had long sought.
He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a
We don't know if she committed the crime, but she is convicted and given a
His account of plantation life vividly suggests a
in an uncommonly cruel prison camp.
The defendant was found guilty, but he eventually received a retrial and a
He is serving a
in prison without the possibility of parole.
The verdict carried an automatic
with no possibility of parole.
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