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a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

a prisonlike situation

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Out of approximately 20,000 prisoners in the penitentiary system, 3,000 have been charged with drug related and/or mixed article crimes with some drug-related charge, according to the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Aid of Georgia.
Its penitentiary system has been called corrupt, with gangs and drug traffickers often running their criminal empires from behind bars.
It was the intervention of Pavon, which is the main penitentiary system in the country.
We are fast reaching the point, if we have not passed it already, where the largest public housing program in America will be our penitentiary system.
Among its many applications, Debitek provides its cashless solution to numerous university and business campuses across the country - including the Universities of Florida and Minnesota, Northwestern University, and BMW, Coca- Cola and Morgan Stanley - as well as the entire Federal penitentiary system.
Their ideal of liberty, he says, did not go so far as to jeopardize patriarchy, and so even today freedom-loving Americans rarely question a penitentiary system that incarcerates two million and threatens over twice that many.
The penitentiary system takes its name from the word "penitence" or "penitential.
opened a Pandora's box, bringing to light all the inefficiencies of Mexico's penitentiary system, in particular those that are ironically labeled maximum security," said analyst Jorge Perez Albarran, whose column is distributed by the Agencia de noticias Proceso (apro).
Pavarini, The Prison and the Factory: Origins of the Penitentiary System (London, 1981).
In this note, Matthew Meskell traces the rise of the penitentiary system in the United States from 1777 to 1877.
The OSCE Center in Bishkek and the Kyrgyz State Penitentiary Service today opened a roundtable discussion to evaluate progress on implementing the National Strategy on the Development of the Penitentiary System "UMUT 2".
Overcrowding remains a major issue in the Bulgarian penitentiary system, according to a report published by the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT).
These institutions will also encourage their students to take on research projects on issues relating to the penitentiary system.
Stiffening jail sentences for youth simply passes the problem off to the already saturated penitentiary system, where young offenders are likely to learn even more bad habits, they argue.