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  APAI - Handbook for New Parole Board Members
Although the critics of parole sometimes portray these complementary functions as the parole board circumventing the will of the court and “letting the offender out early,” it is safe to say that judges are familiar with the law and that they certainly impose sentences in anticipation of the options open to the parole board.
Indeed, parole boards are often eager to understand the intent of the sentencing court in making its decisions and may seek input from the sentencing judge at the time that parole is considered.
Essentially, as a parole board is considering a case for possible release, its members are focusing in on how the offender has performed within the context of his or her period of incarceration.
www.apaintl.org /Handbook/CEPPParoleHandbook_page45.htm   (670 words)

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Maryland's criminal justice system should be analyzed to discern the extent of delays inherent, and strategies should be identified and improve criminal case processing and management.
Maryland's criminal justice system has developed some cooperative strategies, such as NARCORP, but there is a need to develop new and expanded initiatives throughout the State if the system is to retain any possibility of dealing with the ever burgeoning population of drug arrestees.
The Maryland General Assembly during the 1993 Session should consider passage of "The Maryland Comprehensive Correctional Alternatives Act of 1993." Building upon the experience of other states, the development of a funding strategy and draft legislation must be accomplished for introduction to the 1993 Session of the Maryland Legislature.
www.sailor.lib.md.us /md/docs/alt_sanctions/goals   (12439 words)

 APAI - Handbook for New Parole Board Members
Parole guidelines are used by some boards today, and are arguably the most effective way to base practice on research, achieve stated goals, and assure evenhandedness.
They are also an excellent tool to orient new parole board members, especially in light of the inevitable turnover on boards deriving from the set terms of board members.
Parole boards have adopted two basic types of policy frameworks, also known as guideline models, to integrate the basic considerations that come into play when a parole decision is to be made.
www.apaintl.org /Handbook/CEPPParoleHandbook_page54.htm   (654 words)

 Maryland Parole Commission FAQs
Parole is the discretionary and conditional release of an offender into the community to continue serving the sentence under supervision by an agent of the Division of Parole and Probation, until the offender’s obligation to the State for the offense-the sentence-reaches maximum expiration.
A victim as defined by Parole Commission rules is an individual who suffers personal harm or death as a direct result of a crime OR, if the victim is deceased, a designated family member of the victim OR, if the victim is under 18 years old, the parent or legal guardian of the victim.
All parole hearings are conducted by a hearing officer or a panel of two Commissioners, who interview the offender.
www.dpscs.state.md.us /aboutdpscs/FAQmpc.shtml   (3996 words)

 USDOJ: USPC: Commissioner Patricia K. Cushwa
Prior to her appointment to the Parole Commission, Patricia Cushwa served for 12 years on the Maryland Parole Commission, seven of those years as Chair of the Commission.
Commissioner Cushwa is a member of the Association of Paroling Authorities International and received the President's Award in 2002 for "significant contributions as a trainer for the National Institute of Corrections." She is a member of the American Correctional Association where she was appointed to the Accreditation Committee.
During her tenure as Parole Chair in Maryland, the Commission developed its first risk assessment instruments, and she worked with Chief Judge Robert M. Bell in 2002 to start a publication, the Back Bench, to inform the Maryland Judiciary on parole matters.
www.usdoj.gov /uspc/cushwa.htm   (294 words)

 Parole Maryland Resource Guide, City or community of Parole, Maryland Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The population of Parole is approximately 14,031 (2000).
The distance from Parole to Washington DC is 26 miles.
Parole is positioned 38.98 degrees north of the equator and 76.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /mdcountyparole.htm   (252 words)

 parole - Columbia Encyclopedia article about parole (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
parole (pərōl`), in criminal law, release from prison of a convict before the expiration of his term on condition that his activities be restricted and that he report regularly to an officer.
The procedure of parole is regulated by statute in the jurisdictions of the United States.
In military law, a parole is the promise by a prisoner of war on being released from confinement that he will remain in a stipulated place, not attempt to escape, and not take up arms again in the current hostilities against the forces that captured him.
columbia.thefreedictionary.com.cob-web.org:8888 /parole   (404 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Md. Offers Parole Chance in Capital Case
A Maryland man whose death sentence was thrown out by the U.S. Supreme Court must decide within a week whether to accept a prosecution offer that would immediately make him eligible for parole, one of his attorneys said yesterday.
In Maryland, such inmates are eligible for parole after 15 years, although it must be recommended by the parole board and approved by the governor.
The Maryland Court of Appeals upheld his conviction and sentence, but U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz issued an opinion in 2001 suggesting that the trial judge had ignored exculpatory logic and evidence.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A40174-2004Sep21?language=printer   (473 words)

 Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. ~ 2004 Press Release ~ Clemency for Seven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Under Maryland law, an inmate sentenced to life imprisonment for murder in the first degree may be eligible for parole after serving 25 years.
He was originally sentenced to twenty-five years without parole in 1992 for daytime housebreaking pursuant to the habitual offender statute of Article 27 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, Section 643B(c).
In 1994, the Maryland General Assembly reclassified the offense of daytime housebreaking as a non-violent offense, meaning that it can no longer be used as a “strike” for purposes of Maryland’s three strikes law; however, this change in the law was not made retroactive.
www.governor.maryland.gov /pressreleases/2004/112604_clemency.html   (1302 words)

 Maryland Lifer Coordinating Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
His position of vindictive retribution in terms of parole for lifers, however, leaves serious questions of his ability to be objective in using his discretion, (vested in him by law) especially when the position is not supported by facts on lifers.
The Governors' position is that persons serving parolable life sentences are predators, and a danger to society, and that keeping them in prison is his answer to the crime problem.
Since Maryland has a statute of life without the possibility of parole as well as one with the possibility of parole, when passing sentence the judge has the option of which sentence to impose.
www.advocate611.com /Lcc.htm   (2723 words)

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The death penalty in Maryland is being applied in a racially biased manner.
The University of Maryland Study commissioned by the legislature confirms that there is a substantial likelihood that Vernon would not be under sentence of death if (1) he was not fl; (2) the victims were not white; and (3) the offense had occurred in any other Maryland county.
The Study reports that, in Maryland and especially in Baltimore County, fl defendants alleged to have murdered white victims are significantly more likely than all other defendants to have the State’s Attorney seek a death sentence and to be sentenced to death.
www.savevernonevans.org   (1069 words)

 Case of Wayne Stephen Young (Baltimore, MD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
An inhabitant of the State of Maryland, as a part of the legacy of the common law of England bequeathed him by the People, n1 is not responsible for his criminal conduct if he was insane at the time he committed the crime.
Maryland, [*566] 373 U.S. 83, 89 the Supreme Court said: "But Maryland's constitutional provision making the jury in criminal cases 'the Judges of Law' does not mean precisely what it seems to say" and referred in note 3 to Dennis, Maryland's [***48] Antique Constitutional Thorn, 92 U. of Pa. L.
It is important that the Maryland Parole Board hear from the community that we strongly oppose the release of this man, particularly given the heinous nature of his crime.
theawarenesscenter.org /young_wayne.html   (14780 words)

 Maryland SCCSP: Guidelines > Guidelines > Old Manual
Based on sentencing experience in Maryland, the guidelines were first developed, with staff assistance, by a Board of judges, legislators and other representatives of the Criminal Justice System.
Score one point if offender was ever adjudicated in violation of parole or probation or was convicted of an offense while on parole or probation, unless the adjudication or conviction arose from the offense or offenses of this sentencing event.
Do not give a point simply because offender was on parole or probation at the time of the instant offense; he will already have been penalized in "A" for being under supervision when he committed this offense.
www.msccsp.org /guidelines/manual_87.html   (5040 words)

 Maryland Drug Rehab Maryland Drug Rehab Treatment Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Centers
Maryland's drug situation is complicated by the presence of two major metropolitan areas in the state: Baltimore and its surrounding counties in the northern part of the state, and the suburban counties of Washington, DC in southern Maryland.
Maryland - particularly the city of Baltimore - is becoming a source area for OxyContin abusers in Virginia and West Virginia, likely due to the enormous scrutiny the drug is under in those two states.
The Maryland AIDS Administration in collaboration with Chase Brexton Health Services Inc., and the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health is proposing a project to reduce club drug use among men who have sex with men (MSM) through a coordinated system of prevention and substance abuse treatment for MSM in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
www.addictionca.com /contact2.htm?state=Maryland&city=Parole   (6112 words)

 Rotary Club of Parole (Annapolis) Maryland
The collection was held Saturday, March 25th, 2006 at Broadneck HS in Arnold, under the direction of Parole Rotary and the Broadneck HS Rotary Interact Club.
The original suggestion for this project came from the late Leonard Blackshear, past President of Parole Rotary and founder of B.I.G. His legacy of helping others lives on.
They are dedicated to fostering goodwill and peace around the world while upholding high ethical standards in the conduct of their vocational and professional endeavors.
www.parole-rotary.org   (293 words)

 Maryland Attorney General - News Release
Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran announced today that he will be proposing stricter supervision for many of Maryland’s most dangerous sex offenders during the next legislative session.
Parole agents will also receive special training, and ideally would be assisted by a team of experts, i.e., polygraphers, sex offender treatment providers, victim advocates, etc. "It makes no sense to have supervision of sexually violent predators end when they are still a dangerous threat to the safety of our children," Curran said.
Current Maryland law requiring registration of sex offenders does not provide for affirmative notification to the communities in which offenders reside.
www.oag.state.md.us /Press/2005/071605.htm   (613 words)

 The Republican Newspaper-Online Edition -- Garrett County, Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A request for parole by convicted murderer Roberto Recek, who is serving a life sentence for his part in the Jan. 1979 killing of Garrett County sheriff's deputy David Livengood, has been denied by the Maryland Parole Commission.
The parole hearing took place Tuesday in the Jessup facility of the Maryland Division of Corrections where Recek is incarcerated.
In denying Recek's parole request, the board ruled that he is henceforth not eligible to receive an offer of an automatic parole hearing from the state, although he can petition on his own behalf for another hearing in the future.
www.therepublicannews.com /article.asp?id=333   (259 words)

 Fatti maschii, parole femine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fatti maschii, parole femine is the state motto of Maryland.
Sometimes mistaken for Latin, the language of many state mottos, it is actually Italian, although the proper spelling of the phrase is "Fatti maschi, parole femmine", making Maryland the only state with a motto in that language.
George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore made it his family's motto in 1622 and it appears that the saying was well known in 17th century England, where a contemporary of Calvert's translated it as "words are women; deeds are men".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fatti_maschii,_parole_femine   (267 words)

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While studying for a personal trainer certification in Parole, Maryland you will learn that the Parole, Maryland personal trainer must take the initiative to improve and update his/her knowledge so as to advise the latest form of exercise or treatment to the clients.
www.expertrating.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Fitness/Maryland/Parole-Personal-Trainer-Certification.asp   (1049 words)

 CNN/SI - Boxing - Tyson released from Maryland jail - Monday May 24, 1999 05:23 PM
The boxer will be under parole supervision until next February, said Leonard Sipes, a spokesman for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Tyson was granted parole in Maryland on Friday.
Wagner said Gifford and Tyson's lawyers had agreed that the jail time already served by Tyson in Maryland for an assault conviction satisfied the penalty he incurred for violating Indiana probation for the rape conviction.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /more/boxing/news/1999/05/24/tyson_parole   (526 words)

 Divorce Lawyers in Parole, Maryland - Parole, MD Find Divorce Lawyers and Maryland Divorce Attorneys
Understand how to get a Parole divorce legally, understand legal separation, children, mediation, distribution of material things in your lives etc. Parole divorce law can be tricky especially if you need a prenuptial agreement or have been married more than once.
In a Parole 'equitable distribution' of marital property, the marital assets will be divided fairly or equitably, which may not be equally, between the parties regardless of how the title is held.
In Parole, the division of marital property states that any asset acquired during the marriage by the efforts of one or both parties is considered in conjunction with all other awards of alimony and interests in business and property.
findlawyer.web.aplus.net /Divorce-Lawyer/Maryland/Parole-MD.html   (326 words)

 Parole, Maryland (MD) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
As of 2005, Parole's population is 14,595 people.
Compared to the rest of the country, Parole's cost of living is 51.00% higher than the U.S. average.
The unemployment rate in Parole is 4.00 percent (U.S. avg.
www.bestplaces.net /city/profile.aspx?city=Parole_MD   (102 words)

A parole hearing is scheduled for June 7, 2005, for the killer of Baltimore County Police Detective Sergeant Mark Parry.
The Parole Board recommended that parole be denied and that recommendation was reviewed and upheld by the Central Office Review Board of the Ohio Adult Parole Authority.
Ricardo Woods was paroled back in the early 1990’s without the prosecutor or the family knowing about his parole hearing.
www.prisonpotpourri.com /DEASY/Parole_Hearings.html   (1008 words)

 Opinion: A governor's conscience
On the same day, Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening commuted the death sentence of a killer whom he said he believed to be guilty, but not to "the same level of absolute certainty" as in the cases of two men he had not spared.
Eugene S. Colvin-el, who was convicted of the 1980 murder of 82-year-old Lena Buckman of Cocoa Beach during a burglary at her daughter's Maryland home, would have been the first person to die in Maryland solely on circumstantial evidence.
Under Maryland law, as explained by two dissenting judges in Colvin-el's appeal,"the death penalty may not be imposed unless the defendant was the actual perpetrator of the murder." The only exception is a murder-for-hire.
www.sptimes.com /News/060900/Opinion/A_governor_s_conscien.shtml   (517 words)

 Out-of-State Discharges - September, 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the meantime, he was going to be on the streets of Maryland without money, housing, health care and other needs.
He says, "I'm a resident of the State of Florida, but I don't think I'll be able to acquire enough time at work release to obtain the necessary funds to post a security bond to parole to another State." He mentions he does not have family or friends in Maryland.
Surely, there must be a mechanism available at the Parole Commission level to expedite transfer of inmates such as these to aftercare resources even if they be located in other states.
www.advocate611.com /94i22.htm   (533 words)

 CNN/SI - Boxing - Tyson granted parole, release by June 4 - Saturday May 22, 1999 11:44 AM
The Maryland Parole Commission voted 5-1 to grant the former heavyweight champion his release, contingent upon approval by Indiana authorities.
The commission said it granted parole because it would guarantee that Tyson would be supervised upon his release.
He will now be on parole until September, followed by two years' probation.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /more/boxing/news/1999/05/21/tyson_parole   (656 words)

 Officials: Md. Sex Offender Has Long Criminal History - News
Crosby's status as a registered sex offender in Maryland came after a long stay in state prisons -- the result of his conviction in 1976 for the rape of a 14-year-old girl in Baltimore.
At the Parole Commission in Maryland, Crosby's file was filled with repeated requests by Crosby over the years to be released on parole.
"The Parole Commission obviously saw this individual needed to stay in as long as we were legally able to keep him," David Blumberg, chairman of the Maryland Parole Commission, said.
www.thewbalchannel.com /news/9957676/detail.html   (455 words)

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