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SJC ends lifetime parole supervision

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Wednesday that it is unconstitutional for sex offenders who have completed their sentences to be subject to lifetime supervision by the state’s Parole Board, declaring that only judges have the authority to order additional jail time for criminal violations. The 6-1 decision ordered an end to the state Parole Board’s oversight of an estimated…

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