California regulators have given initial approval for new guidelines allowing inmates to reduce their sentences for completing a high school diploma, college degree, work skills certification, or self-help programs.
California Board of Parole Hearings released publicly details of a program designed to give early release of elderly and frail prisoners who meet the new criteria for parole. Earlier this more »
U.S. District Judge Lawrence Karlton struck down unconstitutional parts of California’s Victims’ Bill of Rights that governs parole revocation.
In the past, violations of parole often meant a trip back to prison for a short stretch, 5 months or so, then a release. However, there were often repeated violations more »
As we discussed in an earlier post, politicians are using the unfortunate case of Jaycee Lee Dugard to be seen as favoring a bill restricting parole and what can be more »