The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling that requires Board of Probation and Parole to enumerate reasons for not providing time credit to convicted parole violator
The Supreme Court has recently held that the State Constitution provides greater protection to probationers/parolees under the PA Constitution than does our U.S. Constitution
Parolees/Probationers have constitutional rights against unlawful searches and seizures.
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"Sentencing courts are not empowered to direct that a probation officer may conduct warrantless, suspicionless searches of a probationer as a condition of probation."
PA Supreme Court weighs in; special conditions for sex offenders may be imposed by probation and parole pursuant to Megan's Law provisions so long as they interpret conditions imposed by the trial court
Parolees have a reduced expectation of privacy in PA.
A convicted Megan's Law offender is not required to provide incriminatory statements to a polygraph examiner.
Technical parole violations need to be addressed by counsel before you are in front of the court.
There are two basic types of parole violations- Technical and New Criminal Conduct