work release program
n.
A program that allows an inmate in a correctional institution to go out to work during the day and return to the institution at night.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


work release program
n. A program allowing a prisoner to voluntarily participate in a training program away from the prison, or to work at a paying job in the community, while continuing to serve as a prisoner at a penal institution. State prisoners in such a program may not be involuntarily removed from that program without due process showing that he or she is a threat to the community.
See also halfway house.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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