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On April 3, 2019 Judy had a hearing before the Parole Board. She had a packet of support from over 2,000 people. This represented an incredibly diverse range of supporters across the political spectrum – from NY State Senators and Congresspeople, to former District Attorneys and Parole Board Commissioners – as well as the hundreds of people who have met Judy or been moved by her rehabilitation over the years. The Parole Board is required to make a decision on her hearing within 14 days, or April 17.

Last year, New York State Supreme Court Judge John Kelley ruled that the Parole Board had “acted arbitrarily and capriciously” by denying Judy parole in 2017. Appeals relating to that initial hearing are ongoing (see the FAQ for more information about her case).

Letters of support for Judy matter to the Parole Board. Please considering writing a letter for Judy or finding other ways to help her.

Below are recent news articles about Judy, as well as news about parole injustice and efforts to reform the parole system for all those who are incarcerated.

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For a legal analysis of the NY Parole Board practices and procedures, please see here.