September 24, 2008

Graziano v. Pataki update: September 24th 2008

As a result of the death of Judge Charles L. Brieant Jr. on July 20th, the Graziano v. Pataki case has been assigned to the Honorable Cathy Seibel.

The lawyers are scheduling the final depositions then the case should be ready for motions.

September 02, 2008

Bill A09727/S6731 becomes law

Governor Paterson has signed Bill A09727/S6731 into law.

The specific provision of the Bill is to "restore to the Board of Parole the discretion, after three consecutive years of successful unrevoked parole release, to grant a discharge from parole supervision to persons who are serving an indeterminate sentence with a maximum term of life, and for whom the Board of Parole has determined that a discharge from parole supervision would be in the best interest of society".