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synonyms for incarceration

  • captivity
  • confinement
  • restraint
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antonyms for incarceration

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  • freedom
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It wasn’t hard for them to see a future marked by failure, violence, and maybe incarceration.
TRADITIONAL SCHOOL ISN’T ALWAYS THE WAY TO GO, AND I WISH MY PARENTS HAD SEEN THAT EARLIERKENNETH R. ROSENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The state is spending a lot less money on incarceration rates and spending more money on rehab centers.
MARIANA VAN ZELLER’S TAKE ON PIMPS AND HOW TO END THE DRUG WAREUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 13, 2021OZY
Joel Caston has filled many roles during his 26 years of incarceration, from youth mentor to published author to financial literacy instructor for his fellow inmates.
WHILE INCARCERATED IN THE D.C. JAIL, A CANDIDATE FIGHTS FOR AN ANC SEATJULIE ZAUZMERDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Discretion in drug enforcement and sentencing means prohibition is among the leading causes of incarceration of people of color in the United States – an injustice many Americans on both sides of the aisle increasingly recognize.
OREGON JUST DECRIMINALIZED ALL DRUGS – HERE’S WHY VOTERS PASSED THIS GROUNDBREAKING REFORMLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Interior design is a concept not often associated with the criminal justice system, but a growing number of architects and designers believe it could play a vital role in addressing mass incarceration and inequity.
HOW PHYSICAL SPACES CAN BE DESIGNED TO FOSTER PEACEMAKING IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMARIC JENKINSDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
She vowed to push for creative sentences instead of incarceration for minor offenses, which she sees as a national need.
FOUR OUTSIDE CHALLENGERS SECURE RARE WINS IN MARYLAND JUDICIAL RACESDAN MORSENOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Some lawyers have even advocated for their clients’ “right to be monitored,” arguing that round-the-clock surveillance is preferable to the inhumanity of incarceration.
COVID-19 HAS LED TO A WORRISOME UPTICK IN THE USE OF ELECTRONIC ANKLE MONITORSAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s hard to believe that these injunctions were meant for healing and not incarceration.
MORNING REPORT: THE DREADED PURPLE TIERVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The book helped me understand the scope of mass incarceration and the laws, decisions, and systems that perpetuate it.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN AUGUSTTHE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Instead, a mountain of research points in the opposite direction to problems and inequalities linked to mass incarceration.
MANY AMERICANS ARE CONVINCED CRIME IS RISING IN THE U.S. THEY’RE WRONG.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO INCARCERATION

  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • booby trap
  • bust
  • captivity
  • capture
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • detention
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pick up
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull
  • pull in
  • restraining
  • run in
  • snare
  • sweep
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