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Etymology: Fr, emprisonner, to confine
(in law) the act of confining, detaining, or arresting a person or in any way restraining personal liberty and preventing free exercise of movement. See also false imprisonment.

Patient discussion about imprisonment

Q. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. Family and friend assumes that he is bipolar, but as yet he is not been diagnosed. He has answered yes to all the questions in a questionnaire to indicate bipolar. Bipolar do commit murder often and would he have been manic when he did it?

A. It is not uncommon for someone suffering with bipolar to commit crimes, mostly this happens in a manic state. His family can talk to his lawyer about getting him a pychological evaluation, if he is dagnosed bipolar they can begin to treat him. He will still be responsible for his actions but they can work with him to make him better. Good luck

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References in classic literature ?
In another cell, there was a German, sentenced to five years' imprisonment for larceny, two of which had just expired.
If his term of imprisonment be short - I mean comparatively, for short it cannot be - the last half year is almost worse than all; for then he thinks the prison will take fire and he be burnt in the ruins, or that he is doomed to die within the walls, or that he will be detained on some false charge and sentenced for another term: or that something, no matter what, must happen to prevent his going at large.
So they made him sign a statement which would prevent his ever sustaining an action for false imprisonment, to the effect that his incarceration was voluntary, and of his own seeking; they requested him to take notice that the officer in attendance had orders to release him at any hour of the day or night, when he might knock upon his door for that purpose; but desired him to understand, that once going out, he would not be admitted any more.
It had evidently been a great distress to him, to have the days of his imprisonment recalled.
In his reply to the National Assembly Secretariat, Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir said that of the total 486 cases, 333 cases have been finalized and 186 individuals awarded death penalties and 79 given life imprisonment.
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25 abusers had been awarded death sentence, 11 have been awarded life imprisonment, 2 awarded 50 years imprisonment, one each child abuser had been sentenced 39 years, 35 years, 33 years, 30 years, 08 years, 06 years,04 years,01 year and six months imprisonment.
After hearing witnesses and analyzing the evidences, the judge imposed fines and announced imprisonment to the accused.
MINGORA -- A man was awarded life imprisonment for desecrating the Holy Quran, reported a local media outlet.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government and sought a detailed reply from it within four weeks on a plea seeking a fixed jail term in cases of life imprisonment.
A Dehradun Court convicted one defaulter for holding undisclosed foreign bank account and sentenced him to two years of imprisonment for wilful attempt to evade tax and to two years for false statement in verification alongwith monetary penalty for each default respectively.
The parliament is set to consider a new draft law that makes women debtors involved in community service works as an alternative penalty to imprisonment - File CAIRO -- 2 January 2018: Parliament is set to consider a new draft law that would involve women debtors in community service as an alternative penalty to imprisonment.