On January 14 2022, the Federal Bureau of Prisons responded to several comments from the public regarding their proposed Evidence Based Recidivism Reduction Program Rules.
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The McCall case further complicated the Compassionate Release Landscape in the Sixth Circuit.
The District Court granted release to crumble after the death of Crumble's mother who was also taking care of Crumble's children.
The Third Circuit held that the district court erred when it failed to conduct a hearing after Mr. Taylor invoked his right to represent himself.
The Eighth Circuit held that it was not an abuse of discretion to vary below the guidelines and give a sentence of time served for attempted enticement of a minor.
The Department of Justice has had a change of heart and will leave the decisions about returning to prison on an individual basis.
BOP director Michael Carvajal has resigned after scandals, reports of crimes committed by his employees and pandemic mismanagement.
The Tenth Circuit provided a framework to determine what is personal use for purposes of the guidelines.
The Sixth Circuit reverses a compassionate release indicating that the district court used the wrong legal standard.