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PAUL A. GLADDEN v. MARYLAND PAROLE COMMISSION

Appellant’s appeal of the circuit court’s decision affirming the Parole Commission’s decision revoking his mandatory supervision and his diminution credits must be dismissed, because this Court does not have jurisdiction to entertain his appeal.

Appellant received a copy of the Board’s written decision. Thus it was a final judgment appealable to the circuit court under section 7-401(f)(1) of the Correctional Services Article (“C.S.”), which provides that an “inmate may seek judicial review [of a revocation of parole] in the circuit court within 30days after receiving the written decision of the Commission.” This provision also applies to individuals, like appellant, who had their mandatory supervision revoked. See C.S. § 7-502(b)(1)-(2) (“An individual on mandatory supervision is subject to: (1) all laws, rules, regulations, and conditions that apply to parolees; and (2) any special conditions established by a commissioner.”).

That section, however, does not provide review of the circuit court’s decision by this Court. Thus, a direct appeal of the circuit court’s decision affirming the Parole Commission’s revocation decision is not permitted by law.

Read the unreported opinion.