“This is not just death by incarceration. It is specifically death by the parole board.”
Update: On December 19, the Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision does not need to release Board of Parole training documents prepared by legal counsel.
New York’s incarcerated population has been declining for decades. Why is it so hard for prison closures to keep pace?
Some Court of Appeals judges are far more likely to grant requests to hear appeals than others, a New York Focus analysis found.