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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers(NYSACDL) Supports Parole Reform (Center for Community Alternatives)

  • Organization: Center for Community Alternatives
  • Author: Alan Rosenthal
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Friday, April 22, 2011
  • Submitted: Friday, April 22, 2011
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Article published in Atticus highlights NYSACDL's support for parole reform and makes a case for the for amending New York State's existing parole statute. The article written by Center for Community Alternatives highlights the significant number of people who are subject to a flawed parole release system; judicial concerns about the Parole Board engaging defacto resentencing and its reliance on nature of the offense; and aligning Parole in accordance New York penal law's goal of successful reintegration as reasons for reform. The article also expresses support for the Safe Parole Act and review some of the changes proposed.


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