§ 13-751 Sentence of death or life imprisonment; aggravating and mitigating circumstances; definition
§ 13-752 Sentences of death, life imprisonment or natural life; imposition; sentencing proceedings; definitions
§ 13-753
§ 13-754 Capital defendant prescreening evaluation for competency and sanity
§ 13-755 Death sentences; supreme court review
§ 13-756 Death sentences; supreme court review
§ 13-757 Method of infliction of sentence of death; identity of executioners; license suspension
§ 13-758 Persons present at execution of sentence of death; limitation
§ 13-759 Death warrant; return

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 7.1 - Capital Sentencing

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Condemned: means the carcass, the viscera, parts of carcasses, meat, meat by-product or meat food products, so marked or identified, is unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome or otherwise unfit for human food, or an animal which has been inspected and found to be in a dying condition or affected with any other condition or disease that would require condemnation of its carcass. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Criminal street gang: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the commission, attempted commission, facilitation or solicitation of any felony act and that has at least one individual who is a criminal street gang member. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Establishment: means a mobile or stationary building, plant, vehicle or structure where meat or meat food products are slaughtered or processed or offered for sale. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Federal poultry products inspection act: means the act so entitled approved August 28, 1957 (71 Stat. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Intrastate commerce: means commerce within this state. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers or accompanying such article. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Official establishment: means any establishment as determined by the division at which inspection of the slaughter of poultry or the processing of poultry products is maintained. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead, and includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas, ratites and squabs. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Poultry product: means any poultry carcass, or part thereof, or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part thereof, excepting products which contain poultry ingredients only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the poultry food industry, and which are exempted by the director from definition as a poultry product under such conditions as the director may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in such products are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as poultry products. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Processed: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restaurant: means any person who cooks or otherwise prepares and serves meat or meat food products for consumption by the ultimate consumer. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Slaughter: means to kill cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines and to prepare the carcasses or parts of carcasses for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Slaughterer: means any person who slaughters cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines in a slaughtering establishment and prepares the carcasses or parts of carcasses for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.