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Under California law in effect in 1968, a life sentence with parole would have made Sirhan eligible for release after seven years.
By that time, she’d been given a life sentence after an attempted robbery, because it was her third offense.The Incarcerated Women Risking Their Lives to Fight Wildfires|smurguia|August 21, 2021|Outside Online
He sits on the Board of Lifers, a collection of five men who aim to represent the roughly 5,000 prisoners currently serving life sentences in Pennsylvania.When Your Body Counts But Your Vote Does Not: How Prison Gerrymandering Distorts Political Representation|Madeleine Carlisle|July 1, 2021|Time
If successful, she could be acquitted of some or all of the charges against her, rather than face a mandatory life sentence — and could break legal ground for trafficking victims accused of crimes.Chrystul Kizer, sex trafficking victim accused of killing alleged abuser, wins appeal in Wisconsin|Jessica Contrera|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
In this case, I think they were unanimous to get a life sentence.He Robbed a Taco Joint With a Toy Water Gun for $264. He Got Life in Prison.|Kate Briquelet|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I always wanted my life to be that way, and it became that way.
I liked it because it was like my life coming back together.
Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways|James Sully