Definition of reconvict
- Twenty-nine percent of the subsidized jobs recipients had been reconvicted two years out, compared with 27 percent of the control group.
- —Heather Mac Donald
- In contrast, 46 percent of a comparison group of inmates who didn't participate in the program were reconvicted of a felony after getting out.
- —Andy Mannix
reconvictionplay \(ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvik-shən\ noun, plural reconvictions
- Bonnett's case is only the second in the state that has resulted in a retrial and a reconviction.
- —Lynh Bui
- The Center for Employment Opportunities in New York was one of the programs studied, which now reports a 20 percent drop in reconviction among its participants.
- —Teri Bowers