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Chapter 14 - Final Exam SG Chapter 14: The life of an...

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Final Exam SG Chapter 14: The life of an Inmate Types of release -As long as parolees follow the conditions of their parole, they are allowed to finish their terms outside the prison. Parole is based on three concepts: o Grace- The prisoner has no right to be given an early release, but the government has granted him/her that privilege. o Contract of consent- The government and the parolee enter into an arrangement whereby the latter agrees to abide by certain conditions in return for continued freedom. o Custody- Technically, although no longer incarcerated, the parolee is still the responsibility of the state. Parole is an extension of corrections. o Other types of release: Mandatory- Release from prison that occurs when an offender has served the full length of their sentence. Pardon- An act of executive clemency that overturns a conviction and erases mention of the crime from the person’s criminal record. Furlough-
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