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Synonyms for parole

a promise

Related Words

a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

(law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with

release a criminal from detention and place him on parole

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Reminiscing his parole period, Manzoor Wasan recollected that he experienced parole during 05Jun 1991, when his father died and he was granted a 10-hour parole.
KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Prisons, Mineral Resources and Development, Manzoor Wasan has announced "end to sweet dreams, back to work (reality)", as he assured investigations into the parole affair.
Inmates can be granted a form of parole called Medically Recommended Intensive Supervision (MRIS) if they are cleared by the University of Texas Medical Branch, the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments, housed within TDCJ, and the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
The parole board, he said, doesn't need to provide reasons for their decisions.
After a hearing of nearly two hours, the three-member Oregon Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision voted unanimously that Downs remains dangerous and should stay in prison.
Although since 2008 she has been eligible for parole hearings every two years, the board also voted 2-to-1 to postpone her next hearing for 10 years - the longest deferral allowed - for reasons that include her failure to demonstrate understanding of what led to her crimes and her lack of remorse or empathy, board Chairman Aaron Felton said.
An analysis of the purposes and policy of sentencing and punishment--deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, and retribution--has yet to be applied to the parole revocation context* Incarceration as a result of a parole violation is not understood as a form of punishment in and of itself, or even as a sentencing enhancement.
Travis characterizes the parole revocation process as a system of sentencing, which he has labeled back-end sentencing.
TITLE: Corrections Statistical Analysis Tool - Probation and Parole (2013 update)
BOSTON -- Inmates serving life sentences for murders committed when they were juveniles are constitutionally entitled to lawyers and expert witnesses at their parole hearings, the state's highest court ruled Monday.
The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Advocate Michael Masutha, will officially launch a R10 million audio-visual system, to enable victims of crime to have a say in parole hearings.
ACTOR Sanjay Dutt, currently lodged in Pune's Yerawada jail, has been granted a month- long parole, district authorities said on Friday.
According to researchers Edward Latessa and Brian Lovins of the University of Cincinnati, several national and international professional correctional organizations, such as the National Institute of Corrections, American Probation and Parole Association, International Community Corrections Association, American Correctional Association and American Association of Community Justice Professionals, identify risk assessment as a best practice in corrections.
Sydney: Australia on Sunday said it had offered Indonesia a formal guarantee that drug trafficker Schapelle Corby would comply with parole in a letter supporting her release from prison.