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May 4, 2007

Great primer on federal compassionate release

Over at the Ninth Circuit Blog, Steve Sady has this terrific post discussing the history and recent developments surrounding the federal rules governing so-called compassionate release.  (Basic information is available here from FAAM.)  Steve full post is a must-read; he thoughtfully details the ins and outs of "a tragic story with a hopeful ending."

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http://or.fd.org/symp2.final%20for%20pdf.pdf this is Steve Sady's 2008 addtion to the compassionate release delema, as well as the other gross BOP abuses. I am a person that has a friend that has been locked up for 18 years. I did not know about his situation for the first 16 years. He is old and ill, and is the poster child for the "compassionate release" I have been fighting in federal court for this man.

Posted by: Brizio | Aug 10, 2008 9:33:00 PM

Great post even though I was a little confused at first and thought you are talking about jewels. Anyhow great site and good info to know! More conversation materials for me!

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