Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not having received sentence.
  • Not definitely pronounced, as judgment; undecreed.

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Examples

  • Everyone else there was unsentenced, going through the court system.

    Is This Heaven?

  • "I would like to see a prison population by and large consistent with available accommodation, and a reasonable split between sentenced and unsentenced prisoners, with unsentenced prisoners forming no more than 20 percent of the population," she said in an interview.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • On July 31 2005, there were a total 155,662 inmates (both sentenced and unsentenced), of whom 3105 were women.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Overcrowding could no longer be blamed primarily on high numbers of unsentenced prisoners, according to a submission by the Judicial

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The inspectorate said the Department of Correctional Services6 amounted to an expense of R29. 1 million a day to secure and care for 111,075 sentenced offenders and 46,327 unsentenced detainees.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The number of unsentenced inmates, meanwhile, was expected to drop from a peak of 64,000 in 2000 to less than 40,000 by the end of this year.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is not until one of the other men turns his back that I see the writing: sheriff's inmate, unsentenced.

    Vanishing Acts

  • Some of the solutions to alleviate this problem have been publicizing of community corrections within the Department of Justice, transfer of unsentenced juveniles to places of safety, conversion of sentences by courts and Saturday Courts.

    SPEECH BY CDE N DIALE P DURING THE DEBATE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

  • As at March 2003, there were 4449, sentenced and unsentenced, young offenders in our prisons.

    SPEECH BY MS S P RWEXANA ON CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BUDGET VOTE 21

  • This figure includes both, sentenced and unsentenced offenders being accommodated in a system designed for 113 529 offenders.

    SPEECH BY LJ MODISENYANE ON BUDGET VOTE 21 - CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

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