(Worthy News) – More than 63,000 inmates convicted of violent crimes will be eligible for good behavior credits to shorten their sentence by one-third, instead of the one-fifth rule that was in place since 2017, the Associated Press reported.
Nearly 20,000 inmates who are serving life sentences with the possibility of parole will also be eligible for the credits.
Over 10,000 inmates convicted of a second serious but nonviolent offense will be eligible for release after serving half their life sentences — an increase from the current time-served credit of one-third of their sentence. [ Source: ABC News (Read More…) ]
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