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NCJ Number: 156691 Find in a Library
Title: Placing Prisoners on Probation
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1995)  Pages:21-26
Author(s): F Nagy
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 6
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English; Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: This paper examines international experiences with releasing prison inmates to probation and the changes in Hungary's regulations on this topic.
Abstract: Probation is the most common method for shortening the time of the prison sentence. The principle, which is also the basis of progressive prison systems, is to allow inmates to become adjusted gradually to society and freedom. The author is the head of the department at the Faculty of Law at Jozsef Attila University. (Publisher summary modified)
Main Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Foreign parole; Foreign probation or parole services; Hungary
Note: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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