penitentiary


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Synonyms for penitentiary

Synonyms for penitentiary

a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes

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used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers

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showing or constituting penance

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Even though officials of the Penitentiary had received their decisive authority from the popes, they did not make the decisions in the name of the pope but in their own name.
Although penitentiary officials refuse requests to enter the national facility, Chief Prosecutor Jean Pierre Audain gave this reporter special authorization to visit December 15.
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).
The history of Eastern State Penitentiary illustrates how American society, in over 200 years, has failed to reach an agreement on what it hopes to accomplish by sentencing offenders to prison.
The penitentiary houses federal inmate David Hammer.
The Pennsylvania system established in Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia was more expensive to operate but had loftier goals.
Thus, the new states turned to the penitentiary as a way to control crime and remove offenders from society.
Conversely, negative rating actions could result from some combination of the following factors: Pro forma debt/EBITDA leverage ratio (excluding the penitentiary business line) is consistently above expected levels, the penitentiary construction and execution fails to a point that demands additional resources from Homex's core business, longer working capital cycle from its homebuilding segment, growth more aggressive than expected in Brazil Homebuilding and Tourism segments, a decline of government funding programs, and deterioration in the company's industry business environment leading to erosion in the company's market position.
Doctors are checking whether the former member of the Parliament Omurbek Tekebayev will be transferred from colony to the hospital or not, the State Penitentiary Service reported on January 18.
The seminar was organized to support the host Government's efforts in building the capacity of penitentiary staff by upgrading their knowledge and understanding of professional standards regarding the treatment of inmates.
The P50-billion new national penitentiary in Barangay Nazareth would have been built by 40,000 workers, manned by 4,800 custodial and rehabilitation officers and maintained by 9,000 prison workers.
The State Penitentiary Service has proposed to abolish all existing penal settlements as they are "an exploded institution of punishment.
A riot, that sparkled in two neighboring penitentiary institutions (#1 and #5) was ruthlessly put down overnight on March 27.