Court rules in favor of inmates

Women convicted of murdering their abusive husbands get parole hearings.
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 1:31 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that the state Board of Probation and Parole “erred” when it reconsidered the crimes of two women by refusing to parole them after their life sentences were commuted in 2004 by then-Gov. Bob Holden.