Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Parole Commission and Reorganization Act
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
28 CFR 2.12-2.14
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Informal proceeding in which the Commission grants or denies a prisoner's request for parole. During the initial hearing phase, the hearing examiner makes a recommendation as to a prisoner's parole eligibility and sets a presumptive parole date. The Regional Commissioner reviews the recommendation and makes the final decision as to the prisoner's release.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified