How Does The Parole Process Work In North Carolina?

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There is a difference between how North Carolina’s parole process works and how it works elsewhere, especially in the movies. One important difference is that the North Carolina Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission does not meet with the offender to ask if he or she has been rehabilitated. Another, more complicated difference is how the
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Opinions Vary On North Carolina’s ‘Justice Reinvestment’ Approach

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Back in 2011, criminal justice officials here in North Carolina were faced with something of a financial and logistical nightmare concerning the prison population. That’s because the budget for adult corrections had ballooned to over $1.3 billion while the number of inmates sat at 41,000 with further increases expected. Rather than asking for more funding,
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Innocence Inquiry Commission Establishes Innocence Of 2 Men

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The North Carolina justice system has made national news again, but it is hard to say how the story affects the system’s credibility. On the plus side is the Superior Court’s ruling that two long-time prisoners are, in fact, innocent. On the minus side is the fact that they were convicted in the first place.
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