Tuscaloosa County DA Joins State Pardons and Parole Board
Tuscaloosa County District Attorney Lyn Head was appointed by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole.
Head will join the three-member board September 6th.
Head has served as Tuscaloosa's district attorney since her appointment in 2013.
Kris Steele Tapped for Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board
Gov. Mary Fallin appointed former Republican speaker of the Oklahoma House, Kris Steele, to serve on the state’s Pardon and Parole Board.
California Inmates Can Reduce Sentence with Certifications
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.