Failing to comply with a condition of probation can land you swiftly in jail.
The Fourth Amendment typically prevents police from searching someone’s body, belongings, or home without a warrant or probable cause. But it’s common for judges, as a condition of sentencing someone to probation, to require that the probationer agree to warrantless searches. Because this condition
Are the Differences Between Parole and Probation Significant?
I live in a housing project with a lot of gangs and crime. Some of my friends say they have to be really careful -- or they have to go to drug treatment or do community service -- because they're on "probation" or "parole." Can you tell me what these words mean, and whether there's a difference between probation and parole?
What's the difference between formal and informal probation in California?
Formal probationers report to probation officers, while informal probationers don’t.
Suspended Imposition of Sentence vs. Suspended Execution of Sentence in California
Does the judge get to choose the sentence if you violate probation?