Parole Release Decisions: Impact of Positive and Negative Victim and Nonvictim Input on a Representative Sample of Parole-Eligible Inmates by ProQuest

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									Violence and Victims, Volume 25, Number 2, 2010




       Parole Release Decisions: Impact of
        Positive and Negative Victim and
       Nonvictim Input on a Representative
        Sample of Parole-Eligible Inmates
                                     Joel M. Caplan, PhD
                          Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice

      This study analyzed administrative data from the New Jersey State Parole Board to deter-
      mine the extent to which victim and nonvictim input impacted parole release decisions.
      Positive and negative input, in both verbal and written forms, was studied for a representa-
      tive sample o
								
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