Definitions for "Aggravating circumstances"
Those elements of an offence or of an offender’s background that could result in a harsher sentence under the determinate model than would otherwise be called for by sentencing guidelines.
Characteristics of a criminal act that intensify the severity of the punishment; things that make a particular crime more offensive than the usual crime of that type.
Circumstances that makes an offense more serious. IE, deadly force.
Keywords:  agreement