“Jail” in the news
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Publications and example sentences
· Lesotho’s ex-first lady back in custody over murder of rival →
She spent one night in jail before a High Court freed her on 1,000 maloti (RM242) bail.
· Louella Fletcher-Michie: Rapper appeals manslaughter conviction over drugs death of Holby City actor’s daughter →
He said Broughton did not get help because he had been handed a suspended jail term a month earlier and feared the consequences.
· Lesotho's ex-first lady back in custody over murder of rival →
She spent one night in jail before a High Court freed her on a 1,000 maloti ($57) bail.
· COVID-19 and Narco Trafficking: South American countries keen to repatriate prisoners to serve balance sentence in jails back home →
In April last year, India and Brazil inked a treaty for repatriation of convicted prisoners so that they can serve their remaining jail term in their own country.
· Man fined for abusing dog that was found malnourished and near death in a cage →
For not giving the dog adequate food and water, Chan could have been jailed for up to a year, fined up to S$10,000, or both.
The New York Times
· When Jail Becomes Normal →
Today, it’s likely closer to 20 percent (and this number doesn’t include people who’ve spent time in jail without being sentenced to prison).
· Nine students fined for gathering for tea and study in overcrowded apartment during circuit breaker →
For each charge of breaking COVID-19 regulations, they could have been jailed for up to six months, fined up to S$10,000, or both.
· 'Really scary': experts fear protests and police risk accelerating Covid-19 spread →
Because communities of color are disproportionately jailed, they were also most likely to be affected by outbreaks in jails and prisons.
· What the new Chinese security law means for Hong Kong →
Qincheng, located in northwest Beijing, is the infamous facility where numerous human rights defenders and political activists have been jailed, including the late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
· Sentenced to life as teens, they fear getting coronavirus before getting a second chance →
“If you had to pick between people who just got to jail or ones who have decades of good behavior under their belt, which is a safer bet to release?” asked Ashley Nellis, a senior analyst focusing on lifers at The Sentencing Project.