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ATLANTA - In order to provide the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) additional flexibility to manage the inmate population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Board of Pardons and Paroles has begun reviewing specific cases for clemency release.
The monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles is canceled.
ATLANTA – The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied parole for Colvin Hinton, convicted in DeKalb County of the 1994 murder of Shannon Melendi.
The agenda for the March, 3, 2020, monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles is published.
The monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles is March 3, 2020.
ATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency to Donnie Cleveland Lance. The decision by the five member board comes following a meeting today to consider clemency in the case.
The Parole Board's Order denying clemency in the Lance Case is available
The information filed on behalf of Lance requesting clemency is available
The summary of the Donnie Cleveland Lance case is available here.
ATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has scheduled a clemency meeting for January 28, 2020, in the case of Donnie Cleveland Lance. The meeting is being conducted for the Parole Board Members to receive information for or against clemency for Lance. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.