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  1. Gaining parole through admission of guilt saves innocent prisoners from being unnecessarily subjected to harsh conditions while inside prison systems and helps in early release.
  2. Admission of guilt is a positive gesture that indicates rehabilitative progress among guilty prisoners and signals readiness of re-entry into the society, the main purpose of the American justice system is to judge and correct offenders
  3. All in all, parole is a necessary tool first of all for the decongestion of prisons

Admittedly, correctional facilities in the United States are usually overcrowded. Most jails and prisons in the U.S. hold a larger number of incarcerated persons than their intended capacities. Despite the fact, courts still sentence persons to imprisonment. Invariably, the problem of overcrowded correctional facilities has necessitated application of parole. During parole, both the innocent and guilty prisoners are provisionally released from incarceration upon meeting certain conditions.

[...] Therefore prisoners, even the innocent should be required to admit guilt so as to get paroled. Gaining parole through admission of guilt saves innocent prisoners from being unnecessarily subjected to harsh conditions while inside prison systems and helps in early release. Incarceration facilities are characterized by physical violence, bullying, drug abuse, and occasionally rape. Fernando Bermudez mentions that one of his innocent friends who failed to admit quilt died in prison after the parole committee denied him release (Bermudez 01). [...]


[...] Despite the fact that some may be truly innocent, they should be even happier to admit quilt. The first reason is that one cannot be paroled without doing it, meaning that it is like the language of the parole system. Secondly, the fact that a person is innocent (actual innocence) happens not to be sufficient evidence for a prisoner to be released by the justice system. Additionally, after the court has made a verdict, the court rarely considers evidence of innocence whose presentation could have been made during the original trial. [...]

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