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incapacitate

(ĭn″kă-păs′ĭ-tāt)
Being made incapable of some function, act or strength. This may be purely physical or intellectual or both.
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Detailing how RCMP practices in project SITKA are grounded in broader sociological accounts of protest policing, the case study reveals a fusion of risk management techniques with growing databank capacities, and provides a glimpse at contemporary practices of strategic incapacitation against Indigenous movements in Canada.
To measure the true deterrent effect of the three strikes law it is important to control for the decreases in crime that result from incapacitation. Incarceration rates at the county level are used to measure the expected incapacitation effects of prison.
The book is an unflinching exploration of how total incapacitation has become the new common sense in California and mass incarceration the state's thoroughly inhumane endgame.
There appears to be some weight behind the incapacitation issue.
Those are likely psychological stops rather than physical incapacitations.
Selective incapacitation assumes that only a small percent of sentenced prisoners are committing large numbers of crimes per year.
The incapacitation of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, in hospital Tuesday after reports of suffering a stroke, comes at a crucial time for the country, which has witnessed a surge in violence in the runup to the one-year anniversary of the departure of the last American troops.
Paper targets must be progressive in that they offer different angles, as well as harder shots, to achieve incapacitation.
The final section, Corrections as Social Control, begins by providing readers with an overview of the history of punishment and corrections and reviews the various philosophies that underlie America's correctional system, including retribution, deterrence, incapacitation and re-form/rehabilitation.
The commission members arrived at an agreement on such issues as the candidacy for the presidency of the republic, the election of the president, the delegation of powers in case of incapacitation, the modes of electing a new president in case of total incapacitation and the issue of the seat of the presidency of the republic and modes for non-confidence motion.
He said that "Syria is no Libya" and he explained that by saying that Russia and China are opposed to military interference in Syria and that their position will remain unchanged, and that the European economic incapacitation will prevent the countries of the European Union from spending any additional money on an adventure in Syria.
The inquest at Newcastle Crown Court will hear evidence from an expert on electrical injury who is set to give evidence on whether he could have suffered a moment of "neuromuscular incapacitation" which caused him to shoot himself involuntarily.