9 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2016
Date Written: December 31, 2015
This article lays out a ten-point program for the improvement of discretionary parole-release systems in America. Taken together, our recommendations coalesce into an ambitious model that has never before existed in the United States. Even if adopted separately, our recommendations would achieve substantial incremental improvements in the current practices of all paroling systems.
Keywords: discretionary parole, indeterminate sentencing, evidence based sentencing, procedural justice, fairness, transparency
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Rhine, Edward and Petersilia, Joan and Reitz, Kevin R, Improving Parole Release in America (December 31, 2015). Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2757154