Fifth Circuit Says Louisiana Can’t Nix Good-Time Credits Retroactively

  Price v. Wade Correctional Center Should individuals who violate parole conditions after completing a prison term lose the lion’s share of the good-time credit they previously earned while incarcerated? Not according to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which recently ruled in favor of a man who was denied his good-time credits by the state of Louisiana. The court granted relief to Richard Price, who was sentenced for armed robbery in 1985 in the Bayou State. Paroled in 2003, he later violated a release condition and his parole was revoked. The state also revoked all of the good-time credit [...]

By |2015-08-05T23:19:30+00:00August 5th, 2015|Categories: Case Law, Parole, Prison -- Louisiana|Tags: , |
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