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Etymology: L, in, within, carcerare, to imprison
to trap, imprison, or confine, such as a loop of intestine in an inguinal hernia. See also hernia.

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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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There are several possible explanations of why parental incarceration might have these surprisingly strong consequences.
But prisoners make little or no money, so incarceration usually means a sharp decline in (or the complete loss of) family income.
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fathers' incarcerations are associated with the outcomes is
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17) Furthermore, overemphasizing drug incarcerations (and nonviolent incarcerations more generally) may cause us to overstate the costs of increased incarceration by understating the benefits of incarcerating violent offenders, for whom decarceration arguments are much trickier.
Biological father's incarceration was also found to be associated with elevated use of other illegal drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines.
Further research is needed to more fully examine if it is father's incarceration, or other closely related factors such as father's criminality, family histories of drug use, or stresses associated with family instability, that are driving these detrimental relationships" cautioned Raymond Swisher, one of the study's co-authors.
Three variables seem to be positively correlated with the crime rate dropping: the hiring of more police officers, the incarceration of more criminals and a decline in the crime population throughout the country.
Contrary to the belief that incarceration should avoid coddling and create a sterile, punishment-driven environment, the experience of incarceration for an inmate does not necessarily reflect the intention of policymakers.
Although the RCIADIC identified a host of factors that may be relevant to Indigenous incarcerations and leading to deaths in custody, there is a general lack of research developed to examine specific causes for Indigenous over-representation in all phases of the CJS.
8) The distinctive features of African American mass incarceration have