Sentence Examples


  • The 77th Novel of Justinian assigned death as the penalty, as did also the Capitularies.
  • The Elkins Act of 1903 was incorporated in the statute, and an imprisonment penalty was added to the existing fine.
  • The legal reforms which they introduced tended for the most part to mercy, but the Talmud refers to one case which is an exception: false witnesses were condemned to suffer the penalty due to their victim, even if he escaped.
  • The Pharisees, who regarded his rule as an inevitable penalty for the sins of the people, he encouraged.
  • (1488), " two hundred persons were occupied and lived of their lawful labours, now there are occupied two or three herdsmen, and the residue fall into idleness "; therefore it is ordained that houses which within three years have been let for farms, with twenty acres of land lying in tillage or husbandry, shall be upheld, under the penalty of half the profits, to be forfeited to the king or the lord of the fee.
 

How would you define penalty? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus