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lifer

(ˈlɑɪfɚ)
n. someone who is attached to an institution for life, such as a lifetime soldier or a prisoner serving a life sentence. (Prisons and military.) Most of the lifers are kept in this cell block.
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At the moment, the biggest problem for lifers is the lack of an adequate prison for them, which leads to improper treatment," says Daniel Stoyanov.
Research suggests that the vast majority of lifers opt to avoid trouble and to make the most of the opportunities for work, education and rehabilitative programs in prison (see Johnson, 2002).
The court heard how lifers got to have cells provided with TVs and computers, where they enjoyed both heating and air conditioning.
Lifer joins Scholastic from School Library Journal (SLJ) where he served as Editor-In-Chief since 2001.
Lifer and Talent venues like the military, the corporate world, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley tend to have more varied leadership groups than do the meritocratically controlled professions, because they don't have to decide who makes it and who doesn't before the age of 30, when inherited advantages are at the peak of their potency.
Since 1968, 513 lifers served between seven and 12 years behind bars, while 169 were jailed for between 12 and 14 years.
He added: "The fact that so-called lifers were eligible for parole after as little as a year exposes the absurdity of the terminology used in our sentencing system.
But jails are packed with 75,000 cons and the parole board has tripled the lifers going free to make room.
Figures show that 72pc of lifers were convicted murderers.
More than 500 lifers will have their sentences reviewed in the next year.
Meanwhile, Congress has to respond with new legislation aimed at resolving the status of lifers.
As Connie Paige reported in The Right to Lifers, the Browns also teamed up with key Mormon leaders to bring them into right-to-life-activities.
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The photo showing 14 lifers included some of Scotland's most notorious killers, such as Edith McAlinden, Isabell Carvill, Pamela Gourlay and Gurmit Bassi.