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Profiles in Parole Release and Revocation Nebraska

Profiles in Parole Release and Revocation Nebraska

April 24, 2017

Profiles in Parole Release and Revocation Nebraska

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Nebraska employs both indeterminate sentencing (for offenders convicted of serious felonies) and determinatesentencing (for offenders convicted of relatively less serious felonies and misdemeanors). The state does nothave a sentencing commission or sentencing guidelines. Parole in Nebraska was established in 1893 with theGovernor possessing the sole power to parole. Nebraska's Board of Parole has been operating since 1968 as an independent constitutional agency.