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NCJ Number: 78786 Find in a Library
Title: Arizona - Board of Pardons and Paroles - Annual Report, July 1, 1979-June 30, 1980
Corporate Author: Arizona Board of Pardons and Paroles
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Arizona Board of Pardons and Paroles
Phoenix, AZ 85007
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The annual report of the Arizona Board of Pardons and Paroles is presented for the period from July 1, 1979 through June 30, 1980.
Abstract: The board consists of five members appointed by the governor and confirmed by the State senate for staggered 5-year terms. The report describes the board's responsibilities, board history, and resumes of board members. Board responsibilities cover various types of parole, types of executive clemency for which the board makes recommendations to the governor, parole revocations, absolute discharge, and other hearings. Board processes are outlined and guidelines for board decisions are delineated. During the 1979-80 year, the board heard 1,575 cases. In addition, more than 400 individuals who had been certified eligible to be heard refused a hearing for various reasons. Other board activities and projected plans for 1980-81 are described. Tables are included.
Index Term(s): Arizona; Pardons board; Parole board; Probation or parole decisionmaking
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