ACLU Lawyer Andrea Moore says that the federal judiciary must do more to protect the incarcerated population from COVID-19
A CNN Article outlined the conditions within Seagoville FCI, where 1300 out of 1750 inmates
have tested positive for COVID-19.
I am afraid that without a change we could see an inspector general report similar to the one at Lompoc.
Notes from the June 2, 2020 Senate Judiciary Hearing where the CARES Act, COVID-19 and the prison system were considered.
The administrative remedy process has become newly relevant in the context of compassionate release cases related to COVID-19. If you are thinking about seeking compassionate release, especially release based on COVID-19 dangers, the administrative remedy process is vital to understand.
As part of the First Step Act (FSA) implementation, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is required to perform assessments on BOP inmates using the Department of Justice’s risk and needs assessment tool known as the Prisoner Assessment Tool Targeting Estimated Risk and Need (PATTERN). The tool is designed to measure risk of recidivism of inmates. […]