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Cheryl L. Kates-Benman, Esq. attended Syracuse University College of Law, graduating in 2002. She also has a Bachelors Degree from St. John Fisher College in Political Science. Recently, Cheryl completed her Masters Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Walden University.
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Cheryl L. Kates-Benman, ESQ, Astrid Fiano, ESQ, and Alan Rosenthal, ESQ at a law school graduation party
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Actual Innocence and Parole by Cheryl L. Kates
COMPAS Risk Assessment: The Real Deal by Cheryl L. Kates May 8, 2012
Defending Justice and Due Process by Cheryl L. Kates
Parole Board Ordered to Apply Retroactively Rehabilitation Factor
Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Where is it heading? Excerpts of Testimony at NYS Assembly Standing Committee on Correction Assemblyman Aubry Chair
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