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BOP Releases Memorandum Outlining Updated CARES Act/Home Confinement Guidelines

On April 22, 2020, the Acting Assistant Director of the Correctional Programs Division and the Assistant Director of the Reentry Services Division for the BOP released a memorandum in regard to placing inmates on home confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This memorandum introduced some new guidelines to the previously existing order.

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