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Section 31 of Cr.P.C. – the sentences imposed were ordered to run consecutively – not run concurrently on ground of previous criminal history – offences done in single transaction – Confirmed by High court – Apex court held No = Manoj @ Panu … Appellant vs. State of Haryana … Respondent = published in http://judis.nic.in/supremecourt/imgst.aspx?filename=41057

Section 31 of Cr.P.C. – the sentences imposed were ordered to  run consecutively – not run  concurrently on ground of previous criminal history – offences done in single transaction – Confirmed by High court – Apex court held No =   Whether the sentences imposed were ordered to  run consecutively on the ground that the accused Manoj was  a … Continue reading

Reduced the sentence from life to 10 years in sec. 304 B IPC Apex court held that same principles laid down in death cases- would apply with little modifications for assessing the sentences in other cases = SUNIL DUTT SHARMA Vs. STATE (GOVT.OF NCT OF DELHI) published in judis.nic.in/supremecourt/ ?filename=40877

Reduced the sentence from life to 10 years in sec. 304 B IPC applying the participles laid down     in commuting death penalty to life imprisonment, even though there is no guide lines and separate rules for lessor sentences – other than death sentences ; Apex court held that same principles laid down in death cases-  would … Continue reading

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA = excessive self defense =After a four day trial, you were convicted of the murder of Steven Warwick Leslie Hodges. You claimed you were acting in self-defence but in view of the fact that the victim was stabbed 11 times, three of those in the back, it is hardly surprising that the jury was satisfied that excessive self-defence was not available

[2011] WASCSR 179 Page 1 JURISDICTION : SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA CITATION : THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA -v- CIANCIOSI [2011] WASCSR 179 CORAM : McKECHNIE J DATE OF SENTENCE : 25 NOVEMBER 2011 FILE NO/S : INS 35 of 2011 BETWEEN : THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AGAINST GARRET NICOLAS CIANCIOSI Offence(s): Murder … Continue reading

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