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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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Topic - State Parole Board
Two Massachusetts men imprisoned since age 17 under a mandatory life sentencing law for young offenders pleaded for freedom Thursday during the state's first parole hearings since its highest court struck down the law in December, part of a cascade of such legal moves around the country.
A Maine man convicted of killing an 18-year-old woman more than 40 years ago is scheduled to appear before the state parole board this week to seek his freedom.
State parole officials decided Wednesday to reject a request for early release for former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard, sending him back to prison for at least another year despite his attorney's pleas that his poor health would benefit from private care.
A man sentenced to death for a Cleveland produce vendor's 1983 slaying should be granted mercy partly because a second defendant repeatedly admitted being the shooter, defense attorneys argued in a clemency application Thursday.
Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison Sunday after finishing his sentence for political corruption.