slop out

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slop out

vb
(Law) (intr, adverb) (of prisoners) to empty chamber pots and collect water for washing
Translations

w>slop out

vi (in prison etc) → den/die Toiletteneimer (aus)leeren
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This new prison ends the practice of slopping out and provides the infrastructure and regime necessary for the education and rehabilitation of prisoners which in turn will enhance public safety.
The killer, who has spent most his life behind bars, said that having to use a slopping out bucket in his cell to relieve himself amounted to 'degrading' treatment, banned by the Human Rights Convention.
Slopping out was abolished in the UK in 1996, but a watchdog said 2,000 cells in 10 prisons still had no in-cell sanitation, and the practice of using a bucket continued.
While this may be bad, the figures also reveal more than 25% are still slopping out in buckets after 7.
Slopping out was formally terminated as a system in the UK in 1996.
The biggest single cost has been run up by thousands of prisoners - including serial killers, sex beasts and paedophiles - who have won fortunes in slopping out payments.
But slopping out has survived in some jails at night and in 2006 a group of 300 Scottish inmates successfully sued the Government using Human Rights legislation.
Why didn't they think about slopping out before they committed their crimes in the first place?
A prison inmate yesterday won a landmark court case over the practice of slopping out, in a move which could cost the taxpayer millions of pounds in future compensation payouts.
Landmark human rights ruling backs inmates PRISONERS are in line for almost pounds 5million more in compensation for slopping out after a historic ruling.
A FORMER chief inspector of prisons in Scotland has demanded that compensation awarded to cons hit by slopping out be given back to the prisons.
Some prisoners are still slopping out more than three years after the official end of the "degrading and unacceptable" practice, the Chief Inspector of Prisons said.