Court Upholds Early Release Program for Prisoners

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Supreme Court says an early release program for state prison inmates may continue. More than seven thousand Kentucky prison inmates and parolees are now free under the early release program, which is based on parole credits. And the Justice Cabinet says the program has saved the commonwealth […]

High Court Hears Arguments On Prison Release Program

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh An attempt to block an early release program for state prison inmates has now reached the Kentucky Supreme Court. Assistant Attorney General Hays Lawson argues a lower court ruling allowing the program to continue should be reversed. Another lower court ordered the program stopped. But Justice Mary Noble questions […]