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His jailhouse writings are completely inconsistent with the confession, and they are factually inconsistent.

Nicole Reffitt said she helped her husband write the letter and solicit support through phone calls and a jailhouse messaging app inmates are allowed to use periodically to communicate with the outside world.

One striking example of this is the $350,000 former Missouri sheriff’s home outfitted with a hidden door leading to an old-fashioned jailhouse that made headlines last August.

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Alaska lawmakers were unmoved, comparing the swabs to jailhouse mugshots.

At the jailhouse meeting in Phoenix, Treem and Gordon urged the inmate to sign the document.

Statistics are one thing, enduring the jailhouse ordeal another.

As Sharpton now visited Tupac in prison, the rapper told him that his jailhouse friend was not a big fan of the reverend.

He claimed, “LaBeouf seems to carry with him, to put it mildly, a jailhouse mentality wherever he goes.”

He sits with his elbows on his knees, his jailhouse tattoos a pale blue against the field of copper flesh.

Meanwhile, Loubani became the jailhouse doctor, giving medical advice to prisoners and guards alike.

And you men hold the answer whether Lee used the telephone from the jailhouse.

The market place was in Snow Hill on the public square near the jailhouse.

I ain't never peeped into a jailhouse or had handcuffs on these hands.

No Mam, I ain't never been in no jailhouse in all my days, and I sho ain't aimin' to de nothin' to make 'em put me dar now.

If one Nigger did kill another Nigger, dey tuk him and locked him in da jailhouse for 30 days to make his peace wid God.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jailhouse, such as: cell, lockup, penitentiary, prison, bastille, and brig.

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