Sunday, January 24, 2010

Ohio: Commutation, but No Release

Sonya Jackson was convicted of stabbing and killing her boyfriend in 1988 and sentenced to 20 years to life. But, last year, Gov. Ted Strickland commuted the sentence so as to make her eligible for parole. Now the state's parole board has decided that Jackson should serve her full sentence, or at least another eight years of it. See complete story here and here.

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