home confinement

Definition of "home confinement"
  1. A court order that restricts an individual to their residence for all activities, barring exceptions like employment or doctor visits, and may involve electronic tracking
How to use "home confinement" in a sentence
  1. Due to his medical condition, the offender was sentenced to home confinement instead of imprisonment.
  2. To ensure he follows the home confinement order, electronic monitoring equipment was attached to his ankle.
  3. Home confinement can be a suitable punishment for non-violent offenses, allowing the offender to continue working.

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