U.S. Appeals Court: PAROLE.

Maddox v. Elzie. 238 F.3d 437 (D.C.Cir. 2001). After his parole was revoked and he was reincarcerated, a prisoner sought a writ of habeas corpus challenging the parole boards decision. The district court granted the petition in part and the parole board appealed. The appeals court reversed, finding that the parole boards ex parte meeting with a trial prosecutor did not deprive the prisoner of due process and did not give rise to a presumption of vindictiveness on the part of the prosecutor. The court noted that the meeting with the...

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