penological
adjective see penology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Penological — Pen o*log ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to penology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • penological — index disciplinary (punitory) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • penological — |pēnəl|äjə̇kəl adjective : of or relating to penology penological methods …   Useful english dictionary

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  • penological — pe·no·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • penology — penological /peen l oj i keuhl/, adj. penologist, n. /pee nol euh jee/, n. 1. the study of the punishment of crime, in both its deterrent and its reformatory aspects. 2. the study of the management of prisons. Also, poenology. [1830 40; peno… …   Universalium

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  • Hope v. Pelzer — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Hope v. Pelzer ArgueDate=April 17 ArgueYear=2002 DecideDate=June 27 DecideYear=2002 FullName=Larry Hope v. Pelzer USVol=536 USPage=730 Citation= Prior=Grant of qualified immunity affirmed by the Eleventh Circuit, 240 F.3d 975 …   Wikipedia

  • penology — noun Etymology: Greek poinē penalty + English logy more at pain Date: 1838 a branch of criminology dealing with prison management and the treatment of offenders • penological adjective • penologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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