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February 15, 2016

US Sentencing Commission to conduct hearing on compassionate release and conditions of supervision

As reported in this official notice, the US Sentencing Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing the morning of Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  This hearing agenda suggests that the main focus of the hearing is so-called "Compassionate Release" and that all of the leading and most important voices in this space will be speaking to the USSC.  

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February 15, 2016 at 09:30 AM | Permalink


In 15 years, I have NEVER seen the Bureau of Prisons make a decision based on "compassion." These are not "compassionate release" matters. They are requests for statutory Reduction in Sentence.

Posted by: Jay Hurst | Feb 15, 2016 9:40:44 AM

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