Task Force on the Parole System

The mission and objective of this Task Force will be to study the current system of parole, focusing on release practices as well as revocation and reincarceration. It will seek to identify problems in the current system and propose policy solutions, including new concepts in the administration of the parole system and/or changes in the law.

State Bar Association Launches Task Force to Study Parole System, NYSBA News Release, July 9, 2019

Report of the Task Force on the Parole System, November 2019


NY State Bar Association to Focus on Why Parolees End Up Back Behind Bars, New York Law Journal, July 9, 2019

State Bar Association Creates Task Force to Study Parole Reform, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 9, 2019

Lawbeat: State Bar President Eyes Parole System, Albany Times Union, July 12, 2019

NY’s High Rate of Locking Up Parolees Gets Fresh Look, Law360, July 14, 2019

Proposed State Parole Overhaul Gains Wider Backing, The City, November 5, 2019 

NYSBA: Hire more parole commissioners, implement ‘good time’ credits, Albany Times Union, November 5, 2019

State Task Force Proposes Parole Reforms, Times Herald-Record, November 6, 2019

As Parole Drives Incarceration, Can NY’s Bar Spur Reforms?, Law360, December 9, 2019

Task Force Roster