New documentary explores the false freedom of life on parole
In Justice Today
July 18, 2017

“There’s a story the mainstream media trumpets most loudly when it comes to parole, and it’s a frightening one: A violent criminal is released from prison, and within weeks or months of their release, a heinous, tragic crime is committed again. The lesson this story teaches the public is toxic, and largely inaccurate. When the only stories of parole we tell are those that end in bloodshed, ‘getting out on parole’ becomes synonymous with fear, and imparts the idea that no one should ever receive parole.”

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