Parole

Filed Under: Criminal Law

3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

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Discretionary release of an accused serving a term of imprisonment granted by a parole board.

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A means of releasing an offender to serve the remaining portion of his sentence in the community under supervision.

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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.

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