Acquittal: The accused/convicted has been exonerated of criminal wrongdoing. Anti-Terrorism Act: The main anti-terrorism legislation in Pakistan dictating both the offence and procedure. Anti-Terrorism Court: The Special Court promulgated to hear and decide terrorism cases and a court of first instance. Case Citation: A specific combination of year, court, journal and page number to identify a judge's decision. Code of Criminal Procedure: A code dictating procedure for criminal cases including investigations, trials and appeals in Pakistan. Date of Sentencing: Date on which the person was sentenced to death by the trial court. District and Sessions Court: A court of trial for offences punishable by death. Justices: The title given to High Court and Supreme Court judges. Juvenile Justice Act: An Act streamlining the procedure for the trial and care of juvenile offenders. Juvenile Justice System The first law on procedure and protection of juvenile offenders in Pakistan Ordinance: recently repealed by the JJSO. Juvenility: Minor at the time of offence. Mental Health Ordinance: A law relating to the mentally disordered persons with respect to their care and treatment, the management of their property and other related matters. Mental Illness: Prisoner has a history of serious mental health problems (s2(m) of the mental health ordinance). Military Court: A court established for a limited time with fewer procedural rights for those who have committed heinous crimes against the state including civilians. Motive and Cause: The purpose for or intention behind committing the offence. Overturned: The death sentence converted to a reduced sentence for example life imprisonment or any other imprisonment term. Pakistan Penal Code: A code dictating all the general offences in Pakistan. Terrorism (traditional definition): The unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. Torture: this is to denote whether the prisoner has been tortured by a government official at any point in the criminal justice system. Type of Court: Court of trial.

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