accumulative sentences

See consecutive sentences.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • accumulative sentence — A sentence, additional to others, imposed on a defendant who has been convicted upon an indictment containing several counts, each of such counts charging a distinct offense, or who is under conviction at the same time for several distinct… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consecutive sentences — Sentences succeeding one another in a regular order, with an uninterrupted course or succession, and without interval or break, State v Rider, 201 La 733, 10 So 2d 601; the opposite of concurrent sentences, Subas v Hudspeth (CA 10 Kan) 122 F2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sentence — The judgment formally pronounced by the court or judge upon the defendant after his conviction in a criminal prosecution, imposing the punishment to be inflicted, usually in the form of a fine, incarceration, or probation. See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No …   Black's law dictionary

  • cumulative — cu·mu·la·tive / kyü myə lə tiv, ˌlā / adj 1: increasing by successive additions 2: tending to prove the same point cumulative testimony 3: following in time Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

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