2013 US Code
Title 18 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Part II - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (§§ 3001 - 3771)
Chapter 228 - DEATH SENTENCE (§§ 3591 - 3599)
Section 3594 - Imposition of a sentence of death

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART II - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 228 - DEATH SENTENCE
Sec. 3594 - Imposition of a sentence of death
Containssection 3594
Date2013
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 16, 2014
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 103-322, title VI, §60002(a), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1966.
Statutes at Large Reference108 Stat. 1966
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 103-322

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Imposition of a sentence of death - 18 U.S.C. § 3594 (2013)

§3594. Imposition of a sentence of death

Upon a recommendation under section 3593(e) that the defendant should be sentenced to death or life imprisonment without possibility of release, the court shall sentence the defendant accordingly. Otherwise, the court shall impose any lesser sentence that is authorized by law. Notwithstanding any other law, if the maximum term of imprisonment for the offense is life imprisonment, the court may impose a sentence of life imprisonment without possibility of release.

(Added Pub. L. 103–322, title VI, §60002(a), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1966.)

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