bill of pains and penalties definition

  • noun:
    • a particular act of a legislature which inflicts a punishment less than death upon individuals allowed to be responsible of treason or felony, without having any belief into the ordinary span of judicial procedures.
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    • a unique act of a legislature which inflicts a punishment significantly less than death upon people said to be accountable of treason or felony, without having any belief into the ordinary course of judicial procedures.
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