Extenuating Circumstances, in law, facts that may be presented to a court to lighten the penalty placed on a person convicted of a crime. The previous good character of the convicted person is often presented as grounds for leniency. Other extenuating circumstances are youthfulness; mental deficiency or disease affecting a person's ability to know right and wrong; and unfavorable home and community environment.
A hostage situation places innocent civilians directly in harm's way, and armed intervention places the hostages at even greater risk. Learn how a skilled negotiator uses psychology, instinct and deception to achieve a peaceful end.
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