A stay of execution is a court order to temporarily suspend the execution of a court judgment or other court order. The word "execution" does not necessarily mean the death penalty; it ref...
According to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, "sentence
First, a judge can either suspend a sentence before the sentence is
Sep 15, 2015
to cause (something, such as a tax, fine, rule, or punishment) to affect someone or something by using your authority. : to establish or create (something ...
Nov 19, 2012
When someone is convicted --or pleads guilty---to a crime, they receive a punishment known legally as a sentence. Sentences can vary from paying a fine to a ...