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- n. a student of, or expert in penology
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One versed in, or a student of, penology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is versed in penology; one who makes a study of penology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who studies the theory and practice of prison management
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She earned her B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, then moved to New York and attended the New York School of Social Work, where she met Leon Thomas Stern, who was to become a well-known penologist.
Dan MacDougald, a penologist back in the 1960's, reported a lot of success in reforming hardened criminals by breaking down their walls and making them realize that they weren't getting anywhere close to their goals with the behaviors they were using.
When his opportunity came, his audience did not consist of judge or jury, doctor, lawyer or penologist.
It is important for the penologist to know whether a man has in the course of his life undergone much anxiety and trouble, or whether he has lived through it carelessly.
They all give the penologist a good deal to do, and those defendants who show defiance and spite are not unjustly counted as the most difficult we have to deal with.
The penologist has more opportunity than any one else to observe how people dress, to take notes concerning the wearer, and finally to correct his impressions by means of the examination.
The last is well known to every penologist and explicable in general psychological terms.
However this may be, the penologist of youth must face some such problem in the organization of the house of detention, boys 'club, farm, reformatory, etc.
We shall have the author of _Jack Sheppard_ start as a penologist soon.
Born in 1883 in Elmira, N.Y., Lawes had worked as a guard at Clinton Prison in the Adirondack wilds of Dannemora, N.Y. His education as a penologist came at the feet of a wise old lifer who schooled him in the power of the club.