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Judge Strikes Down Parole Revocation Provisions in California Law

U.S. District Judge Lawrence Karlton struck down unconstitutional parts of California’s Victims’ Bill of Rights that governs parole revocation.

TX Federal Court Says No Sex Offender Parole Conditions Without a Sex Offender Conviction

Our sister site, TexasParoleNow, reported earlier on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruling that the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole could not impose sex offender conditions on parolees who were not convicted of a sexual offense without first holding a due process hearing (for that article click here). While that decision was shocking enough coming from that court, a federal judge in Texas has now ruled that doing so would be a Constitutional violation. What this means for parole in the rest of the country is that there more »