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shackle

a U-shaped bracket, the open end of which is closed by a bolt (shackle pin), used for securing ropes, chains, etc.

shackle

[′shak·əl]
(design engineering)
An open or closed link of various shapes with extended legs; each leg has a transverse hole to accommodate a pin, bolt, or the like, which may or may not be furnished.

clevis

An iron (or a link in a chain) bent into the form of a horseshoe, stirrup, or letter U, with holes in the ends to receive a bolt or pin. (See illustration p. 218.)
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However, it is understood that wing flapping only occurs during the first few seconds after shackling, while some birds tend to struggle within just a few seconds of shackling.
"Shackling these prisoners of conscience is not a legitimate prison security measure but is intended to degrade and humiliate them.
In 2006, only Illinois and Oregon barred indiscriminate shackling. Since Miami-Dade PD sparked the end of the practice in Florida, these states have ended the practice by rule, court decision, or statute: Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and the District of Columbia.
the Israeli Prison Service is responsible for shackling prisoners to their
Eighteen states already ban the shackling of pregnant, incarcerated women.
Part V of this Article surveys each States' current juvenile courtroom shackling practices and classifies those practices into four categories: (1) States that permit blanket shackling of juveniles; (2) States that do not permit blanket shackling via state legislation or regulation; (3) States that do not permit blanket shackling via written court policy; (4) States where appellate case law has prohibited indiscriminate shackling of juveniles; and (5) States that have pending legislation which will prohibit indiscriminate shackling.
Israel's use of shackling "has snowballed almost out of control....even when it serves no real" purpose, and it begins at the time of arrest.
The Trump Administrations practice of shackling and detaining pregnant women must stop immediately, said Duckworth.
said he will ask the state Department of Corrections for an official report on the practice of shackling women prisoners during labor and childbirth.
Calling the indiscriminate shackling of children in Florida's courtrooms "repugnant, degrading, humiliating, and contrary to the stated primary purpose of the juvenile justice system," a majority of Florida Supreme Court justices agreed restraints may be used only when determined necessary on a case-by-case basis.
An Amnesty spokes-man said: "Shackling may be a form of ill treatment and it is disturbing to hear that they were shackled unless there is a legitimate reason for it."