Examples of jailhouse in a Sentence
received a tip from an informant inside the county jailhouse
Recent Examples of jailhouse from the Web
Gipson argued that the case against Williams was always weak, consisting primarily of the statements of two jailhouse informants who claimed Williams had confessed to the crime.
The ruling came during an uproar over the use of jailhouse informants in the Southern California county.
To bolster their case, the prosecution calls three jailhouse informants who befriended Shayna behind bars.
A jailhouse phone call transcript showed Gathercole asked his mother to clear his home of guns after his arrest.
But the grand jury’s report is unlikely to be the final word as a slew of questions persist about the handling of jailhouse informants.
When Garry went to trial in 1997, prosecutors cast doubt on his alibi and used testimony from the two witnesses, as well as a jailhouse informant who claimed Garry confessed.
Goethals has already removed the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from the Dekraai case over questions about jailhouse informants and omissions in testimony from local sheriff deputies.
After a heated jailhouse encounter between Hastings and his wife, each unfaithful, an alien-looking figure is seen in a nearby cell and then evaporates.
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First Known Use of jailhouse
Synonymsbastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
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