Death Penalty cases: Supreme Court reserves order on guidelines regarding mitigating circumstances

The Court stated that it would either refer the issue to a larger Bench, or frame the guidelines itself, which may overturn some earlier Supreme Court verdicts.
Death Penalty
Death Penalty

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order regarding framing guidelines on how and when mitigating circumstances are to be considered during trial in death penalty cases [In Re: Framing Guidelines Regarding Potential Mitigating Circumstances To Be Considered While Imposing Death Sentences].

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