A Parole Office Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, December 15, 2014

All of the 6,072 people on parole in Brooklyn will soon be checking in with their parole officers at a new facility on the Gowanus Canal. Opponents hope a lawsuit will block the plan.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Life After Murder

Monday, October 15, 2012

Journalist Nancy Mullane tells the story of five convicted murderers sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, who discover after decades in prison that a second chance, if it comes at all, is also the challenge of a lifetime. Her book Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption follows their legal battles to make good on the state’s promise of parole, and the how they changed after so many years in prison. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Life Without Parole

Friday, August 03, 2012

Charles Ogletree, professor and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School and co-editor of Life Without Parole: America's New Death Penalty?, examines the social, political, cultural, and legal meanings of lifelong imprisonment.

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State Parole Board Violating Court Ruling, Defense Lawyers Say

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Defense lawyers say the New York State Board of Parole is violating a court ruling handed down last Tuesday that requires serious offenders to be treated the same as other offenders when it comes to revoking parole. 



Re-Thinking Reentry: Improving Parole

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Angela Jimenez (left), director of Downstate Operations, New York State Division of Parole, and Yvonne Oliver, a parole officer at the Harlem Parole Reentry Court, visit The Brian Lehrer Show to talk about the work of parole officers and the challenges faced by former ...