Parole Reform Squabble Has Left Hundreds Sitting in New York Jails
New York’s prison agency is interpreting key provisions of a landmark parole reform law to keep more people locked up. A lead sponsor of the legislation calls it “appalling.”
Chris Gelardi · March 10, 2022
New York Governor Kathy Hochul signs the Less Is More Act, Sept. 17, 2022. | Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of the Governor
This article was published in partnership with The American Prospect.
Chris Gelardi is a reporter for New York Focus investigating the state’s criminal-legal system. His work has appeared in more than a dozen other outlets, most frequently The Nation, The Intercept, and The Appeal. He is a past recipient of awards from Columbia… more
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