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If someone is sentenced to 11 years &E (nonviolent), has

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If someone is sentenced to 11 years for B&E (nonviolent), has been well behaved while incarcerated, including holding a job in the facility and taking college courses, when would he first be eligible for parole, on average? He has had different case managers and been given a different answer to this question each time he has asked.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
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His first eligibility for parole under MD Code 7-301 is once the inmate has served a minimum of 25% of their sentence. Upon serving a minimum of 25% of sentence, then it is up to the parole board to investigate to determine if they believe he should be considered for a parole hearing or not.