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21/02/2008 12:01:00 Probation One of most widely forms of sanction. Evolution of leniency/probation in America Modern Probation (1)Recognizance (2)Judicial reprieve (3)Benefit of clergy Social work role (1)An obligation imposed by a judge on an accused to perform a specific task  (keep peace, pay debt, appear) of lose surety (2)Judge suspends sentence imposition execution on condition of good  behavior for period of time  (3)Leniency granted to clergy (-> trial in ecclesiastical court) **read Psalm 51 (neck verse) law enforcement role (1)money bail added Massachusetts 1837 (2)unconstitutional in US (time was indefinite; separation of powers) (3)used only briefly in US
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Early probation environment John Augustus- Father of Probation Judge Peter Thatcher Release by recognizance (1830) Bail (1837) Probation (1841)
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