administrative segregation


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administrative segregation

n.
Prison confinement in which an inmate is removed from the general population and given fewer privileges.
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It is the facility of choice for notorious federal defendants, often in special administrative segregation units, having previously housed John Gotti, Bernard Madoff, Omar Abdul Rahman and, recently, Joaqun "El Chapo" Guzman.
The Department of Corrections would be compelled to keep him in administrative segregation under conditions approximating those on death row.
Inmate Action; Administrative Segregation; Retaliation
(25) For example, see Miriam Katawazi, "Ottawa fails in bid to delay Ontario solitary confinement lawsuit" Globe and Mail 6 July 2017, which notes federal government efforts to postpone proceedings in relation to administrative segregation (solitary confinement) in both British Columbia and Ontario owing to the introduction of Bill C-56.
19, after correctional officers found him unresponsive on the floor of his cell in the jail's administrative segregation unit.
The bills introduction comes just one month before the appeal hearings of challenges to the federal administrative segregation regime.
Harvey is assigned to special housing in "Administrative Segregation," where he is not offered the opportunity to choose a different meal if pork is served on the trays, as opposed to inmates housed in general population who are offered prior notice.
The SDU is a general population housing unit where inmates who are identified as being at a high risk for violence, through our risk/need assessment, are housed to assist with transitioning from administrative segregation back to general population.
Unruly detainees typically are taken to local jails where they can be placed in more secure settings or isolation cells, known as administrative segregation. Border Patrol agents found a vacant cell for MuA[+ or -]oz 40 miles away at the Starr County Jail in Rio Grande City.
There's an effort for reform of solitary confinement ( also known as restrictive housing or administrative segregation) in Maryland jails and prisons in the General Assembly.
Administrative Segregation Beyond 5 Days is Unconstitutional

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