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Do I Need A Parole Lawyer?

As sad as it is, the justice system is often like a game with one side making a move and the other side responding. Unfortunately, without a lawyer (or a good guide to parole packets like the one at this link, it's for Texas but the principles apply in every state) then you don't know the rules of the game and won't know what moves are being made behind the scenes. Prosecutors and police want the person to stay in prison as long as possible and in some cases will more »

Politicians Using Fear and Lies to Push Parole Bill

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 considered when parole is determined. In reality, what they are pushing is less the bill than their ambitions. While the merits of the bill, both pro and con,  can certainly be debated, the public should at least have all of the facts available before making up their minds and not just the “spin” of politicians, be they DAs, legislators, or more »