Advocates Say It’s Time For D.C. To Have Its Own Parole Board Again
May 2, 2019

“For the last twenty years, decisions to grant or revoke parole for D.C. prisoners has rested with federal board members of the United States Parole Commission.

“There’s this federal agency with no connection to D.C. which is denying people parole right and left,” says Phil Fornaci, senior counsel at the Washington Lawyers’ Committee and director of the D.C. Prisoners’ Project. The two commissioners currently serving on the U.S. Parole Commission are from Maryland and Kentucky.”

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