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Michigan’s top prosecutor is on board with proposed changes to how the state parole board determines if an inmate can be released from prison.  


Immigration
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Family members and attorneys for Iraqi Christians facing deportation say the possibility of pardons is giving them a new sense of hope.  


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The Michigan Parole Board has agreed to conduct a full-but-speedy review of pardon requests from Iraqi nationals threatened with deportation. 


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The Genesee County prosecutor is asking judges to make sure two dozen felons sentenced as juveniles to life without parole don’t have a chance at freedom.  That’s despite two US Supreme Court decisions that struck down juvenile lifer laws like Michigan’s.

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The state Senate has approved a 20-bill criminal justice overhaul package designed to save taxpayers' money by keeping more prisoners from reoffending.