The 40 years Jackson has served may be the longest term of a wrongfully convicted person
in US history.
BJP sources said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have to decide whether it's moral to allow a convicted person
as a federal minister.
Sentencing a convicted person
under South African law is its own separate process to the trial.
This record should be transferrable to foreign authorities when the convicted person
travels abroad," he said.
He said the law does not allow credit for time served when the convicted person
was not behind bars.
The answer lies in a nuanced system of "double consent" in which a State must both be placed on a list of States amenable to enforcing sentences--the "list phase"--and then subsequently accept a convicted person
for the purposes of a specific sentence--the "designation phase.
In addition, the contract enables that, after imposing a prison sentence, a convicted person
is returned to the country of his/her origin in order to serve the sentence.
A PETTY thief believed to be the most convicted person
in British legal history has appeared in court after clocking up offences 500 and 501.
Complaints about health issues are also common, as well as applications motivated with the desire of the convicted person
to take care of relatives.
At the ICC's open hearing, the Trial Chamber's Presiding Judge, Adrian Fulford, explained that the Chamber considered the gravity of the crimes, with regard, among other things, to the extent of the damage caused, and in particular 'the harm caused to the victims and their families, the nature of the unlawful behaviour and the means employed to execute the crime; the degree of participation of the convicted person
; the degree of intent; the circumstances of manner, time and location; and the age, education, social and economic condition of the convicted person
He is now a convicted person
and he cannot remain prime minister now," Hussain told Geo.
According to Jordanian laws, the minister said, penal sentences rendered in absentia shall be cancelled once the convicted person
is present and a retrial becomes a must.