§ 650 Warrant for Execution of Death Sentence
§ 651 Time of Execution
§ 652 Delivery of Warrant and Confinement
§ 653 Transmittal of Record to the Governor
§ 654 Governor May Consult
§ 655 Governor Only to Reprieve
§ 656 Proceeding When Person Under Sentence of Death May Be Incompetent
§ 657 Proceeding When Person Under Sentence of Death Is Pregnant
§ 658 Death Penalty Inflicted by Lethal Injection
§ 659 Facility
§ 660 Persons Authorized to Be Present At Execution
§ 661 Examination of Convicted Person’s Body and Certificate
§ 662 Disposition of Body

Terms Used In New York Laws > Correction > Article 22-B - the Death Penalty

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
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  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.