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New York lawmaker pushes parole system overhaul

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal in the New York Legislature would overhaul the state’s parole system to shift its emphasis on technical violations such as missing curfew to a series of incentives that reward good behavior. The bill announced ...

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Juvenile-lifer ban affects some with parole, too

BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision triggering new sentences for inmates serving mandatory life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles has had a far greater effect: The ruling is prompting lawyers to apply its fundamental logic — ...

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After life without parole

WILMINGTON, Del. — It’s just blocks from the house Earl Rice Jr. left behind as a teenager to the places he remembers. But after more than four decades in prison, he has ground to cover. He heads to the park ...

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OJ Simpson up for parole this week

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate No. 1027820, will have a lot going for him when he asks state parole board members this week to release him after serving more ...

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Old lawsuit on parole winding down

A 16-year-old federal suit filed by a former state prison inmate against state officials who tried to deny him parole is on the verge of going to trial or being settled after a federal judge denied the New York state ...

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