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  • n  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)
  • v  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

  • If passed, the state will become the first to make the corporal punishment of infants and toddlers a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine along .
  • With 15 deaths in Chinese jails since February and a series of odd explanations from officials to match citizens and legal experts are beginning to ask what's going on in .
  • Spent seven months in jail, and then the matter was dropped.
News & Articles

  • Dawson State Jail To Close After Series Of CBS 11 I-Team Reports
    A jail in downtown Dallas is closing for good -- after a series of CBS 11 I-Team investigations uncovered questionable deaths inside the facility.
    June 12, 2013 - CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
  • Jail budget in the hole
    YORK – Inmate medical costs have been so high this fiscal year that this particular line item in the jail budget has been drained.
    June 12, 2013 - York News-Times
  • Jail and Bail to be held
    A Jail and Bail will be held June 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Walmart #1024 in Swainsboro to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network. Participants are Charles Schwabe, Joel Beecher, Billy Chapman, Wanda Parham, Lee Stewart, Jim Harrel, Angie Wilkerson, Mikell Clifton, Trudie E. Kasper, Tash
    June 11, 2013 - The Swainsboro Forest-Blade

  • Paris Hilton in CNN
    I must also say that I was shocked to see all of the attention devoted to the amount of time I would spend in jail for what I had done by the media, public and city officials,Hilton said in the Saturday statement. "I would hope going...
  • President Bush in Jerusalem Post
    Too often in the Mideast, politics has consisted of one leader in power and the opposition in jail,Bush said. "America is deeply concerned about the plight of political prisoners in this region, as well as democratic activists who are...
  • Ray Nagin in CTV.ca
    Looters will go directly to jail. You will not get a pass this time,Mayor Ray Nagin told reporters on Sunday. "You will not have a temporary stay in the city. You will go directly to the Big House."

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