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Federal Appeals

Looking Back: Garza vs. Idaho

Garza vs. Idaho is an important Supreme Court case from 2019 that dealt with an attorney’s duties to inform the client of the right to

Compassionate Release
Federal Appeals

Inmate Receives 3582 Relief for Being only Caregiver to Parents: US v. Bucci

All, we’ve been monitoring several cases that deal with the ability to receive relief under the Reduction in Sentence provisions in 18 U.S.C. § 3582, the “Compassionate Release” statute. United States of America vs. Bucci, 04-10194-WGY, decided September 16, 2019, is another example of how the inmate population can use that statute to their advantage.