Technical Parole Violations Lawsuit

People are being left in jail longer than they’re supposed to for technical parole violations during a coronavirus pandemic that’s been deadly for confined populations, according to a lawsuit filed by public defenders.Attorneys for the state Department of Public Advocacy asked a judge for an injunction against the Kentucky Parole Board and for class-action status for their lawsuit, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. The suit currently represents 12 people jailed for alleged parole violations.

Source: MG News

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