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libertad preparatoria

English translation: parole

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Spanish term or phrase:libertad preparatoria
English translation:parole
Entered by: Patricia Rosas
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22:37 Jun 23, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: libertad preparatoria
From a footnote in a Mexican text:
Ello mediante la división de la pena en tres etapas y la retención o libertad preparatoria. ... Ley reglamentaria de la libertad preparatoria y de la retención, diciembre 8 de 1897;

I'm sorry but there is no other context. The author says it is similar, but not identical, to libertad condicional. Any ideas?
Patricia Rosas
United States
Local time: 13:53
parole
Explanation:
according to Thomas West III, dictionary of Law and Business

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Note added at 4 mins (2004-06-23 22:42:00 GMT)
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this type of parole is granted after 3/5 of a prison term has been served if the convict has observed good behavior and can get a job. Not like parole - probation, grnated when 2/3 of the term has been served and if convict has observed good behavior.
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Lorenia Rincon
Mexico
Local time: 15:53
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Thanks to Lorena and everyone! I got a fuller description from the author compared that with the definition in Ballentine's Legal Dictionary, and this is definitely "parole". (And libertad conditional is probation.)
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parole


Explanation:
according to Thomas West III, dictionary of Law and Business

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 4 mins (2004-06-23 22:42:00 GMT)
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this type of parole is granted after 3/5 of a prison term has been served if the convict has observed good behavior and can get a job. Not like parole - probation, grnated when 2/3 of the term has been served and if convict has observed good behavior.

Lorenia Rincon
Mexico
Local time: 15:53
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 525
Grading comment
Thanks to Lorena and everyone! I got a fuller description from the author compared that with the definition in Ballentine's Legal Dictionary, and this is definitely "parole". (And libertad conditional is probation.)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Jessop
4 mins
  -> gracias David!

agree  Richard Cadena
9 mins
  -> gracias Richard!!!!

agree  Maria Luisa Duarte: www.najit.org/proteus/v9n1-2/sherr_v9n1-2.htm - 19k
22 mins
  -> gracias Maria Luisa :)

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: Probation is different. In California, at least, persons may be arrested and placed on probation without having to serve a term in jail or prison.
1 hr
  -> gracias!

agree  Henry Hinds: Es en efecto como dice Muriel en muchas, si no en todas partes.
1 hr
  -> gracias henry!

agree  xxxtanglewood: In the UK, it would definitely be parole, where a probation order is imposed instead of imprisonment.
9 hrs
  -> thanks!

agree  LisaR: parole is early release from jail or prison; probation is supervised release, sometimes after serving a jail or prison sentence, sometimes the only sentence is supervised release.
1 day4 hrs
  -> gracias LisaR
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