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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 77 > May 17 1955

A prisoner under a mandatory life sentence other than an habitual criminal may become eligible to be considered for parole upon serving 2/3 of the required statutory twenty consecutive years in good behavior.

AGO 1957 NO. 106 > Aug 2 1957

The deferred or suspended imposition of sentence under RCW 9.95.240 which is granted after a plea of guilty is made to a felony charge, which plea is later changed to not guilty and the information dismissed, is not a prior conviction within the provisions of RCW 9.95.040 (2).