What is RECLUSION?

In French law and In Louisiana. Incarceration as a punishment for crime; a temporary, afflictive, and in- famous punishment, consisting In being con fined at hard labor in a penal institution, and carrying civil degradation. See Phelps v. Reinach, 38 La. Ann. 551; Jurgens v. Itt- man, 47 La. Ann. 367, 16 South. 952.

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