No US Federal parole, was Re: Say what? was Re: true abundance?

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Mon Jan 29 2001 - 01:19:05 MST

Spike Jones wrote:
> "Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> > Are you aware of the current policy regarding
> > parole at Federal penitentiaries?
> No. What is it?

There ain't none. Read it and weep. "The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984
abolished parole eligibility for federal offenders - except military
offenders -- who commit offenses on or after November 1, 1987." Quote
taken from .

No parole for any federal offenders for 16 years now and counting. Ergo
every federal prisoner, or near enough, would wind up there. It's easy
to forget just how Procrustean the System already is... or is that

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