Imprisonment

Imprisonment (from imprison, via French emprisonner, originally from Latin prensio, arrest, from prehendere, prendere, "to seize") in law is the specific state of being physically incarcerated or confined in an institutional setting such as a prison. Courts of the United States, including the U.S. Supreme Court, have recognized that the minimum period in an indeterminate sentence that was actually imposed by a court of law is the official term of imprisonment. In other words, any "street time" (e.g., probation, parole, or supervised release) that was ordered by the court as part of the defendant's punishment does not constitute term of …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Throughout the twentieth century in the lands of Yugoslavia, socialists embarked on multiple projects of supranational unification. Sensitive to the vulnerability of small nations in a world of great powers, …

after a bout of tuberculosis brought on by his imprisonment by the Serbian state. His early adaptation


CHB: Coach House Books · 18 June 2024 English

WINNER OF A 2023 PEN TRANSLATES AWARD This punk-like blend of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives and Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream heralds an exciting new voice in international fiction Living …

most of every disadvantage, whether insomnia, imprisonment, or poverty; the first gave us Baudelaire, most of every disadvantage, whether insomnia, imprisonment, or poverty; the first gave us Baudelaire,


AUP: Athabasca University Press · 28 May 2024 English

Reckoning with the experiences of refugees can inform epistemological and practical approaches to humanizing migrant populations before, during, and after their resettlement. Contributors explore what it means to experience dehumanization, …

of the events surrounding Jalal Barzanji’s imprisonment during Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq and Barzan- their experiences of displacement, torture, imprisonment, and other forms of dehumaniza- tion and embrace injustice.” Jalal Barzanji’s experience of imprisonment during Saddam Hussein’s oppressive regime in


NCCIH: National Collaborating Centre for Indigineous Health · 29 April 2024

Indigenous Peoples in Canada experience disproportionately high rates of tuberculosis, driven in part by the long history of trauma they have endured due to colonialism. This report provides a review …

communities may have a greater et al., 2019). of imprisonment, isolation, and likelihood of having their cases


BCLI: British Columbia Law Institute · 29 April 2024 English

Its purposes are to: • promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its adaptation to modern social needs, • promote improvement of the administration of justice and respect …

another’s personal property without consent), false imprisonment (deprivation of freedom of movement without


CCLA: Canadian Civil Liberties Association · 24 April 2024 English

STILL FAILING The Deepening Crisis of Bail and Pre-Trial Detention in Canada Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust 2024 About the CCLA and CCLET The …

reflects the rate at which people are sentenced to imprisonment after a finding of guilt, has decreased steadily Pre-Trial/Remand Prison Population27 Rate Per 100,000 Imprisonment National Population Canada 2017/18 15,316 38 for 25 Roy Walmsley, World Pre-Trial/Remand Imprisonment List (4th Edition), World Prison Brief (February Bales & Alex R Piquero, “Assessing the Impact of Imprisonment on Recidivism” (2012) 8 Journal of Experimental Nagin, Francis T Cullen & Cheryl Lero Jonson, “Imprisonment and Reoffending” (2009) 38:1 Crime & Just 115


DDN: Dundurn Press · 23 April 2024 English

At the end of World War II, a young Japanese Canadian would stand trial and face execution for having committed war crimes and betraying his country.One of the most bizarre …

old and very thin after almost two years of imprisonment. The prison staff undoubt- edly had figured


CADTH: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health · 12 April 2024 English

Experience With and Rationale for Use of Specific Formulations Reduced risk of diversion and shorter duration for postadministration observation were noted as the primary reasons for providing the transmucosal film, …

high rates of opioid usage before and during imprisonment,1 with a substantial prevalence of OUD diagnoses


CLD: Centre for Law and Democracy · 11 April 2024 English

5 The right to freedom of expression is also found in the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights,6 to which the Republic of Congo is also a State party.7 …

a repeat offence, three months to two years’ imprisonment and a fine of CFA Francs 300,000 to 3,000,000 USD 490-4900) and/or one month to one year’s imprisonment. Article 199 proscribes unprovoked insults and imposes a heightened punishment of one year’s imprisonment and a fine of CFA Francs 1,500,000 (approximately minimum defamation law should never provide for imprisonment and any fines or damages should not be excessive successful, a punishment of one to three years’ imprisonment in addition to a fine may be imposed.39 In addition


Queen's University School of Policy Studies · 8 April 2024 English

Adherence to the values expressed through academic integrity forms a foundaon for the "freedom of inquiry and exchange of ideas" essenal to the intellectual life of the University (see the …

liable to a fine of not more than $50,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or to liable to a fine of not more than $250,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years, or to


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