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My friend Rebecca Shaw texas tdcj #1179001 recently had her

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My friend Rebecca Shaw texas tdcj #1179001 recently had her fifth parole review. thhs resulted in another one year setoff. Before this she had a manditory release date of 5/08/11. After the Denton County Parole Office had approved our house as her parole destination, and she had received her exit labs she was denied at this time. She has completed all of the required training for release on parole. She has also received certificates in computer maintenence and several levels for transcribing Braille. She is working at Braille transcribing now at Mountain View Unit. She is not in on an agrivated case, and has no major disciplinary cases. The Parole Board added three questionable reasons to her last answer in order to bypass manditory release and her projected release date now reflects her full sentence. Is there any likelyhood that she will ever be paroled.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Ely replied 6 years ago.

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I am sorry for your friend's situation. Unfortunately,there is no way to know if she will be approved later on. Parole is a privilege, and not a right. It depends purely on the board that reviews her matter, and that is it. While it is a possibility, it is not a guarantee.

One thing I can say is that while inmates receive attorneys at the parole hearing, it is better to have a private attorney, if possible, who would be more prepared and zealous to put forward her case.

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