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shackle

a bar 2.5 ft long with an iron loop at either end, used in restraint of large pigs. A chain is threaded through the loops and around the lower hindlimbs of the pig. When the chain is pulled the pig is stretched and is cast with the limbs held wide apart.
A similar device is used in the abattoir to lift the live pig before it is slaughtered and scalded.
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When an adolescent is shackled with no individualized finding of need, three fundamental rights; the presumption of innocence, the right to counsel, and maintenance of a dignified judicial process; are much more likely to be impugned due to the inherent developmental, sociological, and biological differences between adolescents and adults.
Being painfully shackled makes it much worse, and any attempt to slightly adjust the hands results in further tightening of the cuffs.
I was taken to prison, handcuffed, shackled and put into an orange boiler suit.
IT has been a hectic few days for Doomed groom Philip McCabe, from New Ferry, shackled to prospective mum-in-law Viv Jones since Monday,after winning a Radio City competition.
The inmate alleged that he asked officials to fasten his seatbelt and they refused, and that he was unable to do it himself because he was shackled.
A RETIRED businessman claims he was shackled in leg cuffs during a violent arrest by 10 police officers.
Key also argued that he had a liberty interest in not being shackled as punishment and that he, therefore, was entitled to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard before being restrained for 24 hours.
It has shackled this nation's founding claims to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness:
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Education is the ticket out of the ominous pit of despair and inferiority that has trapped African-Americans from the very moment that we set shackled foot on this continent.
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