Chuck Schumer Recently Began Considering the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act
Seventh Circuit Follows Sixth in Denying Compassionate Release Based on “Stacked 924c” claim: Thacker
The Seventh Circuit Followed the Sixth Circuit’s lead and held that compassionate release requests that were based on nonretroactive changes to the law were inappropriate in a decision that is almost certain to go to the Supreme Court.
The United States Sentencing Commission Published a Report with information on Sex Crimes cases.
Over the past few months we have covered several cases where the appellate courts have stated that extraordinary and compelling circumstances are not bound to the text of 1B1.13. This has ended up meaning that almost anything can be an extraordinary and compelling circumstance in most circuits. But the Sixth Circuit has made several holdings that call into question non-retroactive provisions of the FIRST STEP Act that many incarcerated persons have been using to get relief.