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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A Colorado prisoners' rights group has just issued a report on the Colorado State Penitentiary, a Canon City supermax, noting that a quarter of the inmates housed there are on some form of anti-psychotic medication; they are also never allowed outdoors under any circumstances.
Currently, the structure of the penitentiary system consists of 14 penal settlements.
progress in the penitentiary system of Armenia as compared with that in other CIS countries.
Benny Kyle Edwards, CCN/M, RN supervisor 2, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola
To complete the subject of execution of punishment, it remains necessary only to summarize the most pertinent matters related to prison techniques, starting with a clear definition of the desired aims and the means to achieve them: The National Penitentiary Law, enacted in January 1958, which is complementary to the penal code, is a suitable guide for institutions that are participating in the execution of punishment involving deprivation of freedom, in their aims to re-educate the offenders in their charge.
The intent of the penitentiary, after all, was to reclaim its prisoners, seduced as they were into lives of crime through the corrosive effects of "idleness." This it accomplished by inculcating them, to use the prison reformers' favorite phrase, with "habits of industry." Yet prisoners who traded and manufactured clothing and shoes were nothing if not industrious, though obviously not in the sense their captors intended.
In actor Charles Dutton's words: "If you sit an inmate in the penitentiary .
In addition, pilot video conversation projects were launched in two penitentiary institutions of Akmolin region.
The Azerbaijani president's pardon decree is being executed in Baku's penitentiary institution #17 of the penitentiary service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Justice, Trend reports.
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 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".
Baghumyan died at the Nubarashen penitentiary, his lawyer Mushegh Shushanyan told media, on April 30.
Butler, CCO, (Honors), master sergeant; Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, La.
An Internet content provider sued a penitentiary warden and other government officials seeking declaratory and injunctive relief.