Definition of Resentence

1. Verb. (legal) To issue a new sentence for certain crimes ¹



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Definition of Resentence

1. sentence [v -TENCED, -TENCING, -TENCES] - See also: sentence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resentence

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resensitization
resensitize
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resentence (current term)
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Literary usage of Resentence

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1. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1914)
"resentence in Criminal Case.—At common law, on the theory that the jurisdiction of a court of error was confined exclusively to the determination whether ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"In the absence of statutory regulation, the ?uestion of the sanity of a defendant, called up or resentence after affirmance of a conviction, ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1918)
"Warren, 92 NC 828, holding court cannot resentence after part expired; Whitney v. ... 369, 54 NE 861, 862, holding resentence, ordered by appellate court, ..."

4. The N.Y. Weekly Digest of Cases Decided in the U.S. Supreme, Circuit, and (1878)
"This resentence was pronounced by the US Supreme Court to have been without authority, and plaintiff was discharged. In an action for false imprisonment, ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"It was held that the court had not power to vacate the judgment and resentence the prisoner, that such action was double punishment for his offense, ..."

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