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Oklahoma parole board is going to rethink commutation policy changes

Sep 22, 2015 | by Lynn Powell

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Monday withdrew the new policy and said it will now move forward with the rule-making process to establish new eligibility parameters for commutation.
The state Pardon and Parole Board acted improperly when it approved new eligibility requirements for inmates applying for a shorter sentence, the attorney general’s office said.

by Jennifer Palmer Published: September 21, 2015

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Monday withdrew the new policy and said it will now move forward with the rule-making process to establish new eligibility parameters for commutation.

The state Pardon and Parole Board acted improperly when it approved new eligibility requirements for inmates applying for a shorter sentence, the attorney general's office said.

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