book will discuss effective advocacy in the sentencing and parole process.
With Massachusetts jails and
prisons dealing with overcrowded populations, and with courts facing burgeoning
dockets (often with a reduced staff and shrinking budgets), now is the time for
fresh approaches to criminal sentencing. Learn about resources that exist,
both inside and outside the court system, which can provide viable alternatives
For many criminal
practitioners, a case concludes when their client is sentenced to a term of
incarceration and is escorted from the courtroom in handcuffs to begin serving
the sentence. However, attorneys can continue to advocate for clients throughout
the parole process. This book will provide a comprehensive explanation of the
parole process, from initial hearing to termination. Learn about ways that
attorneys can help their clients minimize the amount of time they serve, from
developing a creative sentence structure at the plea to advising clients on how
to increase their chances of obtaining parole.
Criminal Justice Section
Juvenile and Child Welfare Section
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