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Criminal Law: Sentencing

The research guide provides an overview of federal, Hawaiʻi, and international/ foreign criminal law resources

Probation & Parole

In most states, the paroling authority rests in the judiciary.  In Hawaiʻi, it rests in the executive branch under the Department of Public Safety in the Hawaiʻi Paroling Authority (HPA).  HPA decisions are not subject to Department of Public Safety approval.