Probation and Parole as Methods of Mainstraiming Criminals: A Socio-Legal Analysis from Indian Perspective

19 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2008

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Sabyasachi Ghosh

West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Date Written: June, 24 2008

Abstract

Modern Criminal Jurisprudence recognizes that criminals are not born but made, since when a crime occurs it takes place due to culmination of variety of factors and that a good many crimes are the result of socio-economic milieu. Thus modern laws try to reform criminal in order to control crime. This paper would like to enlighten reader about the economic and jurisprudendential analysis behind prison reforms in the form of probation and parole. The author would analyse teh situation from emerging concepts like juvenile justice administration in lights of international documents like the 'Beijing Rules' etc. The main focus would be a comprehensive analysis of jail reformatory system in India from a comparative perspective.

Keywords: Probation, Parole, Criminal Jurisprudence, prison reform

Suggested Citation

Ghosh, Sabyasachi, Probation and Parole as Methods of Mainstraiming Criminals: A Socio-Legal Analysis from Indian Perspective (June, 24 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1151026 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1151026

Sabyasachi Ghosh (Contact Author)

West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences ( email )

12, LB Block, Sector III
Salt Lake City
Kolkata, West Bengal 700 064
India

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