What is Conditional Release?

Legal Definition
Conditional release is a method of release from incarceration that is contingent upon obeying conditions of release under threat of revocation (return to prison) under reduced due process protections." It is sometimes viewed as a less restrictive alternative of hospitalization of psychiatric patients.
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Legal Definition
Releasing the accused from prison if they will not commit further crime. If this is broken than they are back in prison.