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Our view: Parole reform, like bail, may need a second look

A new law in New York means that people on parole won't necessarily be sent back to prison when they violate the terms of their release. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the "Less is More" measure into law last week, eliminating things like missed appointments, unauthorized change of address and broken curfew from the list of things that can lead to a revocation of parole and a return to state custody.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
ommcomnews.com

Kashmiri Separatist Leader Out On Parole After Mother’s Death

Srinagar: Mehrajuddin Kalwal, who is a senior separatist leader on NIA detention since 2017, was released on parole on Thursday to visit his home following the death of his mother. Official sources said Kalwal, who has been in a Delhi prison for the last 4 years, was released on parole...
INDIA
thekashmirpress.com

Incarcerated Hurriyat leader Mehrajudin Kalwal released on parole for 6 hours

Srinagar, Sep 23: Hurriyat leader Mehrajd-ud-din Kalwal, who is serving detention since 2017 in Delhi prison, was Thursday allowed to visit home for six hours on a parole in the wake of death of his mother fortnight ago. An official said that Hurriyat leader Mehraj-ud-din Kalwal son of Muhammad Amin...
INDIA
Gaston Gazette

State Parole Commission changes mind on freeing child rapist from Gaston County

North Carolina's Parole Commission has had second thoughts about releasing a former Gaston County man who was convicted of raping a child more than 55 years ago. A series of five prison infractions by the 78-year-old Robert Turner has apparently led the Parole Commission to terminate his parole even before his release. The Parole Commission will re-consider parole for Turner again on Sept. 1, 2022.
GASTON COUNTY, NC
spectrumlocalnews.com

NY parole officials preparing for implementation of Less is More Act

New York State Parole officials are preparing for the implementation of the Less is More Act, the Parole Reform Bill signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday. “I think this is going to be very difficult for parole officers to really get a handle on the people that they supervise," said Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley.
MONROE COUNTY, NY

New York tosses jail time for most minor parole violations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law signed Friday by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The “Less is More” law largely eliminates New York’s practice of incarcerating people for technical parole violations, including being late to an appointment with a parole officer, missing curfew, or failing to pay fees or to inform a parole officer of a change in employment.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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