Back-To-Back Life Sentences Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Back-To-Back Life Sentences, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Back-To-Back Life Sentences?

(n) The term ‘Back To Back’ is used to represent imposing of two life term punishments on a person for different crimes committed by him, where by one punishment takes away any leniency available in the punishment term of the other. Eg Parole possible on one punishment term is stopped by the act of the other concurrent punishment.