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No Parole Interviews in Texas – or at least, Not Like You Think

Recently, we were asked by an inmate's family member why the inmate was not interviewed by the parole board members during the time the board was reviewing this person for consideration for parole? An expert in Texas law, and a former criminal trial lawyer, answered the question: Parole in Texas is unique.  It is nothing like what is shown on television.  In Texas, the parole board members rarely conduct a personal interview.  The inmate is never brought before the parole board members who actually do the voting to answer questionsRead More