Who determines when an offender is eligible for parole in Pennsylvania? VIDEO

As to who determines who is eligible for parole in Pennsylvania, if we're considering the circumstance where an offender is in state prison and they're seeking parole, it would be the Pennsylvania Board of Parole that would determine if an offender will be paroled from prison. There would be proceedings at the prison which would include members from the Pennsylvania Board of Parole and others.

The determination would be made regarding how the offender's adjustment has been in prison. It would be, of course, in consideration in full of the original offense. There's many factors that would be used to determine whether an offender in Pennsylvania will be eligible or granted parole. Having an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney can help you best understand the parole process, and if you're seeking parole, can help you best present your best case to the Board of Parole. They should be involved from as early as possible in your case.

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