Public comments in support of parole reform
Until February 1, 2014, the public can comment on the Board of Parole’s proposed regulation revisions and on the problems with current parole practices. Here is a listing of some of the incarcerated people, advocates, organizations, individuals, and family members that have already submitted comments in support of parole reform.
Assemblymember Daniel O’Donnell, Chairperson, Assembly Standing Committee on Correction and Assemblymember Kenneth Zebrowski, Assembly Chair, Administrative Regulations Review Committee (joint submission)
Thomas Grant (former Board of Parole Commissioner)
Sing Sing Correctional Facility (55 individuals)
The United States has the shameful reputation of being the world’s largest jailer, and as the Prison Policy Initiative reported in March, 2017, 2.3 million people are currently locked up in prisons and jails. This mass incarceration continues in spite of the fact that a Brennan Center for Justice report shows that crime is down [...]Read More
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