MAR 08, 2023
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-Chicago) speaks with supporters of the legislation outside the State Capitol Tuesday. [Ben Szalinski/The Daily Line]
Few people in Illinois’ prison system are eligible for parole since the state abolished the system over 40 years ago. But a pair of bills passed by the House Judiciary- Criminal Committee Tuesday could bring parole back for some prisoners sentenced to long prison sentences.
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