Thread: parole boards
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Old 11-09-2019, 01:40 PM
Dewey Finn is offline
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Originally Posted by SuntanLotion View Post
At times, we hear of prisoners having the parole board recommend them for release, then the judge denies this. If so, what is the point of having a parole board? I'm asking because, as far as I know, its happened twice, with Leslie van Houten and Bob Beausoleil.
Googling, in both of those cases, it was the governor who denied the parole.