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Mitigating Circumstance
Real Name Mitigating Circumstance

A mitigating circumstance is a term used in criminal court cases referring to unusual or extreme facts leading a person to commit a crime. They are brought up to reduce or avoid punishment.

History

Beast claimed he had mitigating circumstances when attacking the Mutant Control Agency. He claimed that mutants were disappearing after being registered.

Background

In reality, the term is either extenuating circumstances or mitigating factor.

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