2 definitions found for this term.
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Criminal Law, 7/e$75.00 – $120.00
A disposition in which the accused is found guilty and sentenced to imprisonment but serves the sentence in the community so long as he or she successfully fulfills conditions.
Mental Health Courts
Decriminalizing the Mentally Ill$54.00 – $86.40
The offender serves his sentence of imprisonment in the community. Typically, the person must remain at home and is only allowed to leave his home for limited specified purposes.