Alabama Aggravating Factors For Capital Punishment

Started by heidi salazar, March 14, 2010, 10:09:44 PM

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Alabama Aggravating Factors For Capital Punishment

(1)The murder was especially heinous, atrocious, cruel, or depraved (or involved torture)
(2)The capital offense was committed during the commission of, attempt of, or escape from a specified felony (such as robbery, kidnapping, rape, sodomy, arson, oral copulation, train wrecking, carjacking, criminal gang activity, drug dealing, or aircraft piracy)
(3)The defendant knowingly created a grave risk of death for one or more persons in addition to the victim of the offense
(4)The murder was committed for pecuniary gain or pursuant to an agreement that the defendant would receive something of value
(5)The murder was committed to avoid or prevent arrest, to effect an escape, or to conceal the commission of a crime
(6)The capital offense was committed to interfere with the lawful exercise of any government function or the enforcement of the laws
(7)The defendant has been convicted of, or committed, a prior murder, a felony involving violence, or other serious felony
(8)The capital offense was committed by a person who is incarcerated, has escaped, is on probation, is in jail, or is under a sentence of imprisonment
(9)The defendant intentionally caused the death of two or more persons by one act pursuant to one scheme or course of conduct
(10)The capital offense was one of a series of intentional killings committed by the defendant


So Heidi, i guess, should you take a life unlawfully in the state of Alabama you should recieve a death sentence because that just about covers every  form of premeditated and unpremeditated murder, wish we had the same over here in my little old country

Thanks for posting that
Such heavy words are so lightly thrown but i would still leap in front of a flying bullet for you

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