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pa·role

(pă-rōl'),
In psychiatry, term for conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

[pərōl′]
(in psychiatry) a system of supervision of a patient who has been physically released from a hospital setting but is still listed as an inpatient and may be returned to the hospital without further court action. Also called leave.

pa·role

(pă-rōl')
In psychiatry, conditional release of a formally committed patient from a mental hospital before formal discharge, so that the patient may be returned to the hospital if necessary without fresh legal action.
[Fr., fr. L. parabola, discourse, fr G. parabolē]

parole

(pa-rol') [Fr. parole, short for parole d'honneur, word of honor]
1. In psychiatry, the release of a patient from the hospital on a trial basis.
2. In the criminal justice system, the release of an prisoner to monitored life in society at large. Synonym: community supervision
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Address criticisms regarding inconsistency and seemingly arbitrary decisionmaking in parole outcomes.
At the time of the attack, LaPierre was on parole on a three- to five-year sentence for rape, and three concurrent sentences of four to 15 years for assault with intent to rape, according to the document.
I don't understand why the parole was even considered," Aquino said in Filipino during a media interview after attending the anniversary rites of the Department of Labor and Employment in Quezon City.
The actor had earlier availed parole of 15 days in October.
However, those released on parole in Sindh, never returned back till today, he regretted, while also assuring that political affiliations of those released on parole, was also being investigated.
McGiverin said that granting medical parole to inmates like Rash would save the state millions of dollars each year.
Downs appeared via video link before the Oregon parole board.
any person serving any sentence in a prison and who, based on the written evidence of the medical practitioner treating that person, is diagnosed as being in the final phase of any terminal disease or condition may be considered for placement under correctional supervision or on parole, by the Commissioner, Correctional Supervision and Parole Board or the court, as the case may be, to die a consolatory and dignified death.