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  • Restrictions against Pollard are ‘vindictive and retaliatory,’ his lawyers claim

    2 weeks ago

    The strict parole restrictions placed on Jonathan Pollard are “vindictive and retaliatory,” his attorneys said in a brief filed with a U.S. federal court.

    According to the brief filed Thursday with the District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Parole...

  • How not to celebrate the release of Jonathan Pollard

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 28, 2015 | 3:20 pm

    1. The decision to release Jonathan Pollard from prison, announced this week, is a timely decision. For a number of years, it became clear that the insistence on keeping him in prison was, to put it mildly, suspicious. Pollard was sent to prison for all the right reasons; he was...

  • ‘Son of Sam’ denied parole for sixth time

    May 9, 2012 | 9:49 am

    David Berkowitz, the New York serial killer known as “Son of Sam,” was denied parole for a sixth time.

    A New York prison parole board made the decision on Tuesday to deny Berkowitz, 58, who has spent 35 years behind bars. He will be eligible for another parole hearing in two years....

  • Dad Fights to Keep Child’s Killer in Jail

    By Jim Crogan

    August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Armed with stacks of petitions and fueled by the anger and sadness he's carried ever since his daughter, Robbyn Sue Panitch, was brutally murdered by a deranged, homeless man, 81-year-old Allan Panitch returned to Los Angeles recently to gather signatures for his campaign to block...