reconviction

reconviction

(ˌriːkənˈvɪkʃən)
n
(Law) the act of being convicted again
References in periodicals archive ?
Joe Bryers, service co-ordinator for Moving On at Action for Children Scotland, said: "Research has shown that short-term prisoners have the highest level of social need and the highest rates of reconviction.
He is someone who is considered a low risk of reconviction, a low risk of harm," said Mr Harris.
And with reconviction rates at a 17-year-low, it shows our approach is beginning to work.
UK reconviction rates are shamefully high, with even the Prime Minister attacking them last week when he pledged to end the "scandalous failure" of the prison system.
She currently had two job interviews lined up and was a low risk of reconviction.
Nevertheless, in fairness, the material also contains regular reference to the experiential responses of the prisoners and these, together with reconviction rates provide a credible flavour of the kinds of changes that have taken place in the men over a 2-year period.
Outcomes for all enrollees in presently funded DOL YouthBuild programs include: 77 percent obtain high-school diplomas, equivalency credentials, and/or industry-recognized credentials; 61 percent move to postsecondary education or jobs; 72 percent of those placed retain their placement for at least the nine months that are tracked; and recidivism reconviction rates within one year of enrollment for court-involved students average a very low 9 percent.
In all categories of conditional release, the rate of reconviction for violent offences has declined since 1997-98
MDOC provided demographic, assessment, and reconviction data for PRC clients and nonparticipants from its internal prisoner database.
This investment approach would cut down the cost to taxpayers and governments, primarily through reduced recidivism--a return to criminal behavior and reconviction.
It is hoped this will help to reduce the reconviction rate and create happier and safer communities.
In the case of re-trial and due to the previous guilty verdict from First Degree Court and the Court of Appeal, which means an agreement and persuasion of two departments' judges on conviction, it is likely to result in a resumption of the judiciary, usually, with reconviction due to the absence of any changes in the case or in its subject or evidence.