in prison

See: in custody
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Yet the current of the time swept by, so strong and deep, and carried the time away so fiercely, that Charles had lain in prison one year and three months when the Doctor was thus steady and confident.
Ozma thinks that one who has committed a fault did so because he was not strong and brave; therefore she puts him in prison to make him strong and brave.
Who am I that I should object to being in prison, when so many of the royal personages and illustrious characters of history have been there before me?
Having thus provided for my support in prison, I was enabled to introduce myself to my fellow-debtors, and to study character for the new series of prints, on the very first day of my incarceration, with my mind quite at ease.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 9 May 2017: The Court of Cassation has revoked verdicts ranging between a life and 10 years in prison against the former supreme guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Mohamed Badie and other 49 co-defendants over charges of inciting violence in August 2013.
Assiut Military Court sentenced former Shura Council member and Muslim Brotherhood leader Abdel Ellah Hafez to five years in prison, while Brotherhood leader Rabei Ahmed was sentenced to ten years on Monday, according to defence lawyer Khaled Al-Koumi.
But the court was told he was nowhere to be found in prison and he failed to attend in person, so the case had to be adjourned while efforts are made to find him.
The court in the southern city of Asyut sentenced 108 people in absentia to life in prison, meaning 25 years behind bars.
Yes, they are still handing out years in prison for weed here.
Senior Brotherhood leader Mohammad Al Beltagy, Islamist cleric Safwat Hegazy, and 16 others were also sentenced to life in prison, 28 to ten years in prison and 68 acquitted.
If found guilty of any of the gun charges, he could be sentenced to life in prison under a federal "armed career criminal" law.
In the letter and journal entries, the 30-year-old mother describes daily life in prison, her legal struggles, and her concerns about her two young daughters.