Parole Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Parole, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Parole?

It refers to the release of the convicts who have already served certain portion of his/her sentence. The authority to make such a release considers the behaviour and the condition of such convict assuring that they are not a threat to the society and that they have now civilized to the extent of leading a normal life with others in society.They live under constant monitor of the authorities and are subject to frequent reporting to the parole officer who determines the conduct of the person.