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mercy

(mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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Let us begin with the distinctions between different kinds of sexual deceptions Dougherty claims are problematic for the lenient view.
But… with this matter, the presiding officer exercised that discretion in a very lenient manner.
ae1/4oeIsraeli criminals who committed a war crime against Palestinians and had received support, pardon and lenient sentence from the Israeli courts with full and official government backing, should be turned over to international tribunals to stand trial as war criminals,ae1/4Ci said Qaraqe.
But we are not prepared to say this was an unduly lenient sentence.
amp;nbsp;He stated that there is no reason to believe that the current sentence is too lenient, as Pistorius believed he was shooting at an intruder when he killed his girlfriend.
Lord Justice Davis, who was sitting with Mrs Justice Carr and Mrs Justice Patterson, said: "We are in no doubt this was an unduly lenient sentence.
Of those, 136 were referred by the AGO to the Court of Appeal as potentially unduly lenient, with the Court agreeing to increase the original sentence for 102 offenders.
We arrive at the conclusion that this overall sentence, albeit undoubtedly lenient, could not be definitively said to be unduly lenient.
More lenient return policies, the researchers found, actually led to better outcomes for the retailers and companies involved.
Talking to media persons at Swari on Sunday flanked by secretary information Barkat Bacha and others told the relief was announced for all but the lenient PESCO staff of Buner badly failed to let the locals of the benefits and issued full bills for payment.
Under a scheme announced by Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC, appeals under the Unduly Lenient Sentences (ULS) scheme will be opened up to more lawyers.
Summary: Pro-Syrian parties and officials in Lebanon are responsible for the recent verdict against former Minister Michel Samaha, MP Walid Jumblatt said Tuesday, adding that such a lenient sentence would encourage more attacks.