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ri fawr muh taw ree

  • n  correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders
  • s  tending to reform
    reformatory punishment

  • When the New Mexico Commission on Youth invited the press on a conducted tour of the state reformatory last spring, only one reporter took advantage of the offer.
  • Born in 1934 to a teen-age mother who became a prostitute, Manson drifted from reformatory to jail to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury in the late 1960s.
  • This reformatory is not a juvenile boarding school.
News & Articles

  • Woman sentenced for receiving stolen property, tampering
    GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County woman charged with receiving stolen property and tampering with evidence in two separate felony cases was recently sentenced to serve time in the Ohio Reformatory for W...
    July 10, 2013 - Gallipolis Daily Tribune
  • 3 firings, 1 demotion overturned in case of prison-guard slaying
    In a 54-page decision, an arbitrator found the discipline imposed on the Monroe Reformatory employees after the 2011 slaying of Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl to be too harsh and concluded the state must shoulder part of the blame.
    July 10, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Firings, demotion of Monroe corrections officers overturned
    An arbitrator has overturned the firings of three state prison officers and the demotion of a sergeant stemming from the slaying of corrections officer Jayme Biendl at the Monroe Reformatory in 2011. In his July 7 ruling, arbitrator Michael E. Cavanaugh found that the state Department of Corrections
    July 9, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • Sanjay Dutt in Hindu
    Jail is basically a is not a good place to be in. If you look at the positive side that is the only connection with God,Dutt said adding that he used to spend long hours praying in prison.
  • Joe Bataan in Times Online
    I learnt to play in reformatory school,says Bataan, who is still working today. "A bunch of us got together and I stuck a knife in the piano and said: 'I'm the bandleader.' At that time Latin music was dying because the purists had stuck...

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