Tag Archive: Jonathan Lubell

John Hill – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1976-1977

After commuting Hill’s life sentence for the murder of a prison guard during the Attica uprising in September, 1971, Gov­ernor Carey, operating through the Parole Board, denied him parole for at least two more years. This decision came after Hill…
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Dacajeweiah (John Hill) – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

Efforts of Center attorneys and others have resulted in the freeing of Dacajeweiah, the last inmate remaining in prison as a result of events arising out of the 1971 Attica uprising. In 1977, Governor Carey supposedly “closed the book” on…
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Dacajeweiah (John Hill) – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1977-1978

Although Governor Carey supposedly “closed the book”  on Attica, one inmate. Dacajeweiah, remains imprisoned. The governor commuted Dacajeweiah’s life sentence for the al­leged murder of a prison guard during the 197l Atlica upris­ing, but left Dacajeweiah’s release date in the hands of the…
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