Correctional Processes

Module 2 Assignment 2- Parole Board Overview

Overview

For this assignment, you write a summary of the 2017 Parole Hearing about OJ Simpson and write a recommendation about parole.

Instructions

  1. Watch the NBC News Stream for the Parole Hearing for OJ Simpson Parole Hearing and then address the following:

Note: to view the captions for this video click on the Settings button on the bottom right side of the video screen and select the autogenerated English subtitles.

  1. Write a thorough summary of this parole hearing including the factors evaluated by the parole boards in determining whether Mr. Simpson should be granted parole. (This summary should be at least 3-4 pages.)
  2. Give a recommendation as though you were a parole board member for the inmate in Module 1 that you wrote the PSI report for (Lindsay Lohan, Chris Brown, Lil Kim or Dustin Diamond) whether you would grant parole or not, and your reasons in support of your decision. This recommendation should be 1-2 paragraphs.
  3. The entire paper should be approximately 4-5 pages in length, double spaced.

Submit your completed assignment to the Module 2 Assignment 2 folder: Summary of NBC Parole Hearing and Parole Recommendation.