New-law prisoner Jermaine Smith, below, recently received 13 years for robbing a man and then killing him by shooting him twice in the face. I killed nobody and never attempted to kill anyone. So, after I have served nearly 22 years in prison, why is Governor Kasich allowing the Ohio Parole Board and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections to torture me for at least 5 more years? . . . Enough is enough!
URL: Toledo Blade
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