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Synonyms for jail

Synonyms for jail

Synonyms for jail

a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

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They put him in a place where the snow could not beat in, where the cold could not eat through his bones; they brought him food and drink--why, in the name of heaven, if they must punish him, did they not put his family in jail and leave him outside--why could they find no better way to punish him than to leave three weak women and six helpless children to starve and freeze?
His cries were echoed from twenty mouths, for not only the jail but the taverns had sent forth their numbers, some earnest in the pursuit, and others joining it as in sport.
Elizabeth stood for an hour at the window of her room, and saw the torches of the pursuers gliding along the side of the mountain, and heard their shouts and alarms; but, at the end of that time, the last party returned, wearied and disappointed, and the village became as still as when she issued from the gate on her mission to the jail.
However, a summary for another District Jail Nankana Sahib has yet to be approved.
He paid his first-ever visit to District Jail Sialkot.
This years awardees include the Quirino Provincial Administrators Office as best jail provincial administrators office while the Cabarroguis District Jail in Quirino was adjudged as best district jail.
DIG Jails Ashraf Ali Nizamani, Superintendent Central Jail Karachi Qazi Nazir Ahmed, Superintendent Woman Jail Shiba Shah and Superintendent Juvenile Jail Aurangzeb Kango were also present on the occasion.
Methods of managing contagious diseases in the jail setting;
In a letter last month to Chief Administrative Officer David Janssen, Baca wrote that an increasingly violent jail population has challenged the department.
Small jails cope with problems that are similar to larger jails, such as sizeable percentages of special needs inmates, suicide and violence, litigation prospects, difficulty in recruiting and retaining jail staff, and crowding (Ruddell, 2005b).
But jail conditions vary greatly--from the clean and relatively comfortable institutions in Scandinavia to the dungeon-like facilities in many of the poorest nations.
To study relationships between incarceration during pregnancy and birth outcomes, researchers compared data on 496 singleton births to women who had been detained in a King County jail while pregnant in 1994-1998 with data on 4,960 births to Medicaid recipients who had not been incarcerated.
were taught to perform mock executions," I couldn't help but remember the jail.
According to Lukata Mjumbe, director of the Alabama-based Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund, the jail plan is just business as usual in the rural South.
Department of Corrections jail between November 1983 and November 1984.