“Jail” in the news

Example collocations

jail sentence
jail time
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?
Financial Express
· 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.
Malay Mail
· 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.
Financial Express
· Karnataka govt bans spitting tobacco products at public places  
It will attract a jail term, it said.
The Guardian
· '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.