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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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The component domains of the [f]ramework were identified after an extensive review of research on parole, parole policy, and recidivism.
Case-specific factors: Unique case factors relevant to an offender's release outcome or to a parole decision.
He raised concern that Leviste may have passed the parole requirements, including obtaining no objection from the family of the victim, but the spirit of the law must still be followed.
I have also asked if there are sanctions that can be imposed on the Board of Pardons and Parole.
In a recent report, he noted that granting parole to "infirm" inmates would save the state $42.
While fewer paroles may mean more crowding in prisons, she said, "I think we have to get serious as a commonwealth about building more prisons.
Dikshit is already under pressure after prisoners languishing in Tihar wrote to the Delhi High Court more than three months ago alleging her government grants paroles only to influential convicts.
In each case, online readers are asked to fill out a form with their personal information and whether they favor or oppose parole for the specified prisoner.
State parole agents will re-examine the valley's roster for parolees now there without family connections or employment, officials said.
Most of the newly paroled have not been free a full year, but parole officials say the low rate of prison returns looks promising.