habitual criminal law

Definition of "habitual criminal law"
  1. A type of legislation that ensures stricter penalties for those who are convicted and have prior crime convictions
How to use "habitual criminal law" in a sentence
  1. Under the habitual criminal law, the man faced more severe punishment due to his past convictions.
  2. The woman's prison sentence was lengthened because the habitual criminal law came into play due to her multiple previous criminal records.
  3. The enforcement of the habitual criminal law resulted in the extension of the suspect's sentence as he had a history of offenses.

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