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THE ENMUND/TISON REQUIREMENT


AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(1) -PRIOR CONVICTION-LIFE IMPRISONMENT OR DEATH
    (F)(1) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(1) FINDING REVERSED                                                      

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(2) -PRIOR CONVICTION-SERIOUS OFFENSE
    OLD LAW/PRE-1993/USE OR THREAT OF VIOLENCE (F)(2) FINDING UPHELD
    OLD LAW/PRE-1993/USE OR THREAT OF VIOLENCE (F)(2) FINDING REVERSED
    NEW LAW/POST-1993/SERIOUS OFFENSE (F)(2) FINDING UPHELD
    NEW LAW/POST-1993/SERIOUS OFFENSE (F)(2) FINDING REVERSED
    OTHER CASES

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(3) -GRAVE RISK OF DEATH TO OTHERS
    (F)(3) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(3) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(4) -PROCUREMENT OF MURDER BY PAYMENT OR PROMISE OF PAYMENT
    (F)(4) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(4) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(5) -COMMISSION OF MURDER FOR PECUNIARY GAIN 
    (F)(5) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(5) FINDING REVERSED
    PRE-CLARK CASES

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(6) -HEINOUS, CRUEL OR DEPRAVED
    CRUELTY FINDING UPHELD 
    CRUELTY FINDING REVERSED
    GRATUITOUS VIOLENCE FINDING UPHELD
    GRATUITOUS VIOLENCE FINDING REVERSED 
    MUTILATION FINDING UPHELD
    MUTILATION FINDING REVERSED
    RELISHING FINDING UPHELD
    RELISHING FINDING REVERSED 
    SENSELESS/HELPLESS FINDING UPHELD
    SENSELESS/HELPLESS FINDING REVERSED
    WITNESS ELIMINATION FINDING UPHELD 
    WITNESS ELIMINATION FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(7) -MURDER COMMITTED WHILE IN CUSTODY
    (F)(7) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(7) FINDING REVERSED
    OTHER CASES

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(8) -MULTIPLE HOMICIDES 
    (F)(8) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(8) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(9) -AGE OF VICTIM 
    (F)(9) FINDING UPHELD 
    (F)(9) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(10) -VICTIM IS A PEACE OFFICER 
    (F)(10) FINDING UPHELD 
    (F)(10) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(11) -INTENT TO FURTHER OBJECTIVES OF A CRIMINAL GANG OR SYNDICATE
    No case has reviewed this factor to date.

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(12) -INTENT TO INTERFERE OR RETALIATE FOR COOPERATION WITH A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING
    No case has reviewed this factor to date.

A.R.S.§13-751(F)(13) -COLD, CALCULATED MANNER
    (F)(13) FINDING UPHELD
    (F)(13) FINDING REVERSED

A.R.S. § 13-751(F)(14) - USE OF A REMOTE STUN GUN
    No case has reviewed this factor to date.


MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES 

A.R.S.§13-751(G)(1) -IMPAIRMENT 
    MENTAL 
    DRUGS / ALCOHOL

A.R.S.§13-751(G)(2) -DURESS

A.R.S.§13-751(G)(3) -MINOR PARTICIPATION

A.R.S.§13-751(G)(4) -VICTIM'S DEATH NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE

A.R.S.§13-751(G)(5) -AGE

NON-STATUTORY

COOPERATION
LACK OF CRIMINAL HISTORY
DIFFICULT CHILDHOOD/FAMILY HISTORY
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY/MILITARY SERVICE
FAMILY TIES
FELONY MURDER/LACK OF INTENT
FOLLOWER
GOOD CHARACTER
INTELLIGENCE/EDUCATION
LIFE SENTENCE AVAILABLE
MEDICAL PROBLEMS
MODEL PRISONER
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LENIENCY
REHABILITATION
REMORSE / GRIEF
RESIDUAL DOUBT/INNOCENCE
SENTENCING DISPARITY
STRESS
VICTIM'S ACTIONS
MISCELLANEOUS
IMPAIRMENT
NOT A FUTURE DANGER 


CASE SUMMARIES 


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