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Although a defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a certain number of years, he may only serve part of it. Conditional release before the planned sent.... Read more
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Today’s jails and prisons are overcrowded and expensive. To cope, court systems increasingly offer home confinement, or house arrest, as an alternative to traditional incarceration. Home confinement b...
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Towards the end of their sentences, inmates and parolees can be sent to halfway houses. These are also called community corrections centers or residential reentry centers. Halfway houses are supposed ...
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If you make a plea bargain with the police department to reduce charges, will the district attorney back the police department's promise? Not necessarily. Police and other law enforcement agents (such...
Can probation be revoked?
Probation is a sentence with certain conditions that must be followed. If any of the conditions, such as no drug use, are violated, your probation officer will notify th...
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