3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
Criminal Law, 7/e$75.00 – $120.00
Discretionary release of an accused serving a term of imprisonment granted by a parole board.
Mental Health Courts
Decriminalizing the Mentally Ill$54.00 – $86.40
A means of releasing an offender to serve the remaining portion of his sentence in the community under supervision.
Trauma, Trials, and Transformation
Guiding sexual assault victims through the legal system and beyond$29.95 – $47.92
The release of an offender from prison prior to the end of the sentence. The offender continues to serve the sentence outside of prison under the supervision of a parole officer and must obey specific conditions or risk returning to custody.