Definition of Imprisonment. Meaning of Imprisonment. Synonyms of Imprisonment

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False imprisonment
Imprison ment Im*pris"on ment, n. [OE. enprisonment; F. emprisonnement.] The act of imprisoning, or the state of being imprisoned; confinement; restraint. His sinews waxen weak and raw Through long imprisonment and hard constraint. --Spenser. Every confinement of the person is an imprisonment, whether it be in a common prison, or in a private house, or even by foreibly detaining one in the public streets. --Blackstone. False imprisonment. (Law) See under False. Syn: Incarceration; custody; confinement; durance; restraint.
Reimprisonment
Reimprisonment Re`im*pris"on*ment (-ment), n. The act of reimprisoning, or the state of being reimprisoned.

Meaning of Imprisonment from wikipedia

- Imprisonment (from imprison, via French emprisonner, originally from Latin prensio, arrest, from prehendere, prendere, "to seize") in law is the specific...
- Life imprisonment is any sentence of imprisonment for a crime under which convicted people are to remain in prison either for the rest of their natural...
- Indefinite imprisonment or indeterminate imprisonment is the imposition of a sentence by imprisonment with no definite period of time set during sentencing...
- Actual physical restraint is not necessary for false imprisonment to occur. A false imprisonment claim may be made based upon private acts, or upon wrongful...
- seven-deadly-sins law. Life imprisonment is a possibility for aggravated mayhem and torture in California. Life imprisonment is mandatory for kidnapping...
- from Latin: reclusio perpetua, meaning "permanent imprisonment") is a type of sentence of imprisonment in the Philippines, Argentina, and several other...
- 1957 and 1965, one carrying the death penalty and one life imprisonment. Life imprisonment is applicable only to defendants aged 11 or over. Those aged...
- studies are inconclusive as to whether high imprisonment rates reduce crime rates in comparison to low imprisonment rates. While they at least remove offenders...
- Any person released on parole from a term of life imprisonment or an indeterminate term of imprisonment must remain on parole, with conditions by the Parole...
- provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention.[citation needed] Any form of imprisonment where a person's freedom of liberty is removed can be cl****ed as detention...
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