The McCall case further complicated the Compassionate Release Landscape in the Sixth Circuit.
Tag: Compassionate Release
Sentencing Commission report shows that courts granted less than one in five compassionate release motions.
With the signing of the FIRST STEP Act, congress amended 18 U.S.C. Section 3582(c)(1) to permit an inmate to file his own request for relief under the compassionate release statute.
In United States vs. Alam, the 6th Circuit upheld a dismissal of a compassionate release case for failure to wait 30 days.