D.A. Details New Opportunities Available To Albany County Residents
D.A. Details New Opportunities Available To Albany County Residents, WAMC, Dave Lucas, October 3, 2017.
Excerpt: When Soares first introduced “Clean Slate” initiatives in June, Alice Green of the Center For Law and Justice noted that there are a number of non-violent felons stuck in the prison system. “They should be out in the community where the community should be helpful to them.” To be eligible under the new statute, a person who was formerly incarcerated would have had to walk out of the Department of Corrections 10 years ago. “If that person received a sentence of probation, it’s not at the termination of probation, it’s at the date of the sentencing.” Continue>>