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Q: What is a prison?
A: A prison or jail is a facility in which individuals are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state as a form of punishment.
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Asked 11/22/2011 2:51:20 PM
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A prison or jail is a facility in which individuals are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state as a form of punishment.
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What is prison?
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Prison is part of the system called "correctional control" in the United States, which punishes criminals after they've been convicted of their crimes.

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