Essays Tagged: "Parole board"

Determative vs. Indetermative Sentencing.

his case many offenders get off early because of good behavior or just maybe luck because they make parole. This method is often unfair due to many officers making favorites in the security system and ... you were going to be released. For many inmates this doesn't put the stress of having to go to the parole board and wait and see if they will be released early. When determinate sentencing is used yo ...

(5 pages) 111 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should parole release be abolished? Why or why not?

Well lets start by learning what parole is and how it came about. What is Parole?Parole, in criminal law, pledge of good conduct give ... a condition of release from imprisonment before the expiration of the term of confinement. The word parole is also broadly used to denote such a conditional release or period of liberty. Parole is usu ... cognition of past good conduct, both in prison and earlier. A sentenced criminal may be released on parole before the maximum limit of the prison term has been reached, either on the expiration of the ...

(10 pages) 247 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The similarities and differences between probation and parole.

There are many differences between probation and parole. There are also many different definitions of probation, one that I believe is a good one is ... convicted of a minor offense and granting him provisional freedom on the promise of good behavior. Parole is the release of a prisoner before is term has expired on condition of continued good behavi ... the to is the person convicted of the crime has to show good behavior in order to stay out of jail. Parole is different cause the person already has served time in prison and is getting out for good b ...

(4 pages) 144 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Case in-class presentation about 1 criminal case and 1 political case in the toronto star.

Thatcher's bid for a chance to seek early paroleBy Globe and Mail, October 9th.This report is about an article " Jury accepts Thatcher's bid f ... , October 9th.This report is about an article " Jury accepts Thatcher's bid for chance toseek early parole" and was accessed on the 9th of October and writtenon the same date. The Author is Canadian P ... ss and thepublisher "Globe and Mail". This article belongs to the Criminalcategory which deals with paroles and the Sentence of Lifeimprisonment.Mr. Thatcher was convicted to Life Imprisonment in1984 ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How do the composers of the Shawshank Redemption and the Crucible establish their views of justice with their responders?

of seeing Andy in the way other prisoners do.The repetition of words is used when Red meets at the parole board every ten years. After a few tries of saying the same thing every parole meeting he dec ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rights of Victims and Witness within the Military Justice System

ed to a person convicted of a courts-martial. Courts-martial convening authorities and clemency and parole boards shall consider making restitution to the victim a condition of granting pretrial agree ... itution to the victim a condition of granting pretrial agreements, reduced sentences, clemency, and parole. They may consider victim statements on the impact of crime.Professional assistance and couns ...

(8 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Write a report of a summary court hearing in a Magistrates' Court.

Parole is advantageous to the offender, to the State, and to society as a whole for various reasons. ... ffender, to the State, and to society as a whole for various reasons.While some commentators regard parole as an early release optionthat puts the public at unnecessary risk, others argue that parole ... rs into the community and provides betterprospects for rehabilitation. Discuss the pros and cons of parole. Doyou think parole is currently over-utilised or under-utilised in Australia,or do you think ...

(10 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Parole

OUTLINE Introduction I. Parole A. Where it originated B. Branches 1.Shock Parole 2.Parole Contracts 3. Furloughs c. Statisti ... 1.Shock Parole 2.Parole Contracts 3. Furloughs c. Statistices Conclusion Whether or not you know it parole affects every single person in the United States. Parole as defines in Websters is the releas ... s to me that because of overcrowding people are being released much earlier to make room for others.Parole basically originated in the military. Officers would be released on the condition that they w ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

“The Removal Of Parole”

What is parole? Parole is the release of criminals from prison early. In the majority of cases the early rel ... early. In the majority of cases the early release is due to good behavior. The prisoner may only be paroled after serving part of his or her sentence. The prisoner if granted parole is then given a co ... The prisoner if granted parole is then given a continuation of a sentence away from the prison. The paroled is called a parolee and must follow certain rules for example they must get a job, avoid liq ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Personality

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Shawshank

hed Red Reddings entered prison as a youth and spent decades living there. He went through multiple parole board hearings and each of them were denied, so to Red ¡§hope is a dangerous thing ... ng¡¨ he has lost all hope of living one day as a free man again. If Red was to attend the parole board hearings filled with hope it would only make it harder for him to accept fact and live ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Psychology of Terror PSC 3900         According to the Social Dominance

ege. Forty percent of black males between 18 and 30 are involved with the Probation Department, the Parole Board or the prison system. Over sixty percent of blacks between 18 and 30 have or will be ar ...

(5 pages) 440 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Shawshank Redemption: A Film Analysis

rrival in 1947, the film's other protagonist, Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, is rejected in front of the parole board, after 20 years have been served on his own life sentence. Slowly, Andy develops a frie ... Warden Norton kills himself.The denouement is rather long in Shawshank. In 1967, Red is released on parole after serving 40 years of his life sentence, and keeps his promise to Andy. He goes to the fi ...

(15 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Ocean's Eleven - Film analysis of the first scene (covering Mise-en-scene, cinematography, sound, editing, and critical reception)

achieved smoothly. Daniel Ocean, played by A-list star George Clooney, is being interviewed by the parole board at a small New Jersey State prison. Immediately after being released, Ocean heads strai ... ce even further. The bobbing camera movement suggests the point of view from another character, the parole interviewer.A point of view shot through jail cell bars and slow tracking shots of Ocean leav ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis