Probation offered sentencing judges a meaningful option between freedom and prison.
Someone like me, I cannot put real distance between myself and prison.
A group of seven inner-city youths are given the choice between prison and a rehabilitation camp in the countryside.
Resembles cross between church and prison at this hour.
Berger's life, by his own admission, was always moving between the Moos and prison.
It was a choice between Iraqi prison or military prison.
Instead of stunning them into silence, it has created a revolving door between prison and the world outside.
He had thought hoped that it would be a temporary respite, like a halfway house between prison and life on the outside.
Parole is meant to be a supervised transition between prison and freedom.
Some will argue that defendants are better off with a choice between prison and a minor surgical procedure.