Further Reading


Executive Director, Michelle Lewin, joins Law and Disorder on their radio program “Lawyers You’ll Like.”
January 2018: The interview begins at 28:00.

“How I’m Preparing for Parole in Prison.“
April 2018: Lawrence Bartley, The Marshall Project

“Hard-Won Parole Board Reforms Under Attack in New York.”
April 2018: Kanya D'Almeida, Rewire.News

“To End Mass Incarceration, We Need to End Long Prison Sentences.”
August 2017: Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company

“The Practical Case for Parole for Violent Offenders.”
August 2017: Marc Morje Howard, New York Times

“The Day I Found Out About My Dad’s Parole.”
July 2017: Tristan Darshan, The Marshall Project

“A Presumption of Guilt.”
July 2017: Bryan Stevenson, The New York Revi

ew of Books “Lawmakers Fail to Fix New York’s Broken, Stingy Parole System.”
July 2017: Victoria Law, Village Voice

“N.Y. Must Lift Punitive Practices of State’s Parole Board.”
May 2017: Mujahid Farid, Commentary, Times Union

“43 Years and Still in.“
Feb. 2017: Herman Bell

“For Black People Facing Parole in New York State, Signs of a Broken System.”
Dec. 2016: Michael Winerip, Michael Schwirtz and Robert Gebeloff, New York Times

”Governor Cuomo Orders Investigation of Racial Bias in N.Y. State Prisons.“
Dec. 2016: Michael Schwirtz, Michael Winerip and Robert Gebeloff, New York Times

“False Hope and a Needless Death Behind Bars.
Sept. 2016: Jesse Wegman, New York Times “Suicide of 70-Year-Old John Mackenzie After Tenth Parole Denial Illustrates Broken System.
Aug. 2016: Victoria Law, Village Voice

“If the Risk is Low, Let Them Go.
June 2016: Renee Feltz, The Indypendent

“A Moral Imperative: Release Aging and Long-Term Prisoners.
Feb. 2015: Jean Trounstine, Truthout

“New York’s Broken Parole System.
Feb. 2014: Editorial Board, New York Times

”The Trauma of the Incarceration Experience.“
2013: Mika'il DeVeaux, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review


“Testimony Before the Hearing of the NYS Assembly’s Corrections Committee on the Board of Parole.
Dec. 2013: Scott Paltrowitz, the Correctional Association of New York