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Federal prisons are run by national governments in countries where subdivisions of the country also operate prisons.
In the United States, federal prisons are operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In Canada, the Correctional Service of Canada operates federal prisons. Prison sentences in these federal prisons may be handed down to convicts who have violated a federal law.
See also 
- List of U.S. federal prisons
- Federal Bureau of Prisons (United States)
- Incarceration in the United States
- Correctional Service of Canada
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