CA in the Press | September 9, 2016

“Whatever Your Worst Fear Was, That Was Attica’: Former Prisoners Ask Cuomo to Shut Down NY’s Infamous Prison

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Photo: Victoria Law On Thursday afternoon, the day before the 45th anniversary of the most famous prison uprising in U.S. history, dozens of people gathered across the street from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Midtown office demanding that he close the maximum-security prison at Attica. Fed up with brutal conditions, men imprisoned at Attica seized control of the prison on September 9, 1971, taking 43 staff members hostage.Read More

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News | January 14, 2014

Act now: submit a public comment on parole reform

New York needs parole reform, and this is our chance to make a change.Read More

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Press Release | December 19, 2013

Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) Campaign and Correctional Association of New York propose revised parole rules to enhance public safety, encourage release of aging people from prison

RAPP and the CA team up to propose parole regulations that would ensure incarcerated individuals receive fair and evidence-based consideration for release. Read More

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News | December 18, 2013

A better proposal for NYS parole regulations

In 2011, an Executive Law mandated the New York State Board of Parole to base release decisions on risk assessment tools, but until now, the board has failed to do so. Read More

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