“Jail” in the news
|months in jail|
|released from jail|
|years in jail|
Publications and example sentences
The China Post
· Israeli police kill unarmed autistic Palestinian man →
“We must resist the expected cover-up and make sure that the police will sit in jail,” Ayman Odeh, the leader of the main Arab party in parliament, wrote on Twitter.
The New York Times
· The Police Killed George Floyd. Redirect Their Funding Elsewhere. →
The program has shown success, and many of the people receive care that they would never have gotten in jail or overcrowded hospitals.
· The aftermath of George Floyd's death: Everything you need to know →
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is in jail under $500,000 bail on charges of third-degree murder and manslaughter after a video of him kneeling on George Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes and Floyd's death catapulted the country's major cities into a state of protest.
· Amy Cooper in Central Park exposed the danger of birding while Black. But I've always known it. →
I should be able to go birding alone to the woods, without the fear of being jailed or killed.
· “It Is Your Duty Not to Burn Your Own House Down for Anger With an Enemy” – Killer Mike's Powerful Message to Atlanta Protestors →
You got a prosecutor that sent your papa to jail and you know it was bullshit?
· Coronavirus in Karnataka: State bans spitting of tobacco in public →
The violations also attract a jail term.
· Deaths without consequences →
Seven years after the launch of the Black Lives Matter movement, it's still rare for police officers to be charged in the deaths of African Americans — and even more rare for an officer to go to jail.
· PM proposes amendment to Road Transport Act to impose heavier penalties against drunk-driving →
Under current laws, those convicted for drink-driving can be charged under Section 45A(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 which carries a fine of between RM1,000 and RM6,000 or jail of up to 12 months.
· Karnataka govt bans spitting tobacco products at public places →
It will attract a jail term, it said.
· 'Dominic Raab must resign or be sacked': Harry Dunn's parents on their long fight for justice →
She has cooperated fully with the investigation and accepted responsibility… This was an accident, and a criminal prosecution with a potential penalty of 14 years’ imprisonment is simply not a proportionate response.” It’s an extraordinary argument: despite accepting responsibility for Harry’s death, she will not return to the country because she believes the jail sentence she could face is disproportionate.