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The Federal Bureau of Prisons Noun 1. Federal Bureau of Prisons - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
 revised its policy last October October: see month.  to prohibit pro·hib·it  
tr.v. pro·hib·it·ed, pro·hib·it·ing, pro·hib·its
1. To forbid by authority: Smoking is prohibited in most theaters. See Synonyms at forbid.

 the shackling shackling

see shackle.
 of pregnant women in federal prisons. It has been common practice to keep women bound during transport, labor and even delivery, sometimes allowing only 18 inches between a woman's ankles as she tries to give birth to a baby. The Bureau of Justice took an important first step, but this policy will have no bearing on state and local jails. Only three states explicitly prohibit this practice.

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Title Annotation:RANTS & RAVES
Author:Hing, Julianne Ong
Publication:Colorlines Magazine
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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