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- Penalty may refer to: Penalty (golf) Penalty (gridiron football) Penalty (ice hockey) Penalty (rugby) Penalty (rugby union) Penalty kick (****ociation...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment...
- Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 29 states, the federal government, and the military. Its existence can be...
- The penalty area or 18-yard box (also known less formally as the penalty box or simply box) is an area of an ****ociation football pitch. It is rectangular...
- The penalty flag (or just "flag") is a yellow cloth used in several field sports including American football and lacrosse by game officials to identify...
- In Australian law, a penalty unit (abbreviated as PU) is an amount of money used to compute ****iary penalties for many breaches of statute law. Fines...
- A penalty kick (commonly known as a penalty or a PK) is a method of restarting play in ****ociation football, in which a player is allowed to take a single...
- football, a penalty is a sanction called against a team for a violation of the rules, called a foul. Officials initially signal penalties by tossing a...
- United Nations Development Programme) of any country to use the death penalty; Singapore has the highest unadjusted HDI. The use of capital punishment...
- abolished in 1969 (1973 in Northern Ireland). Although unused, the death penalty remained a legally defined punishment for certain offences such as treason...
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