Facts: Cavely was found charged with several offenses arising out of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine. He was sentenced to 440 months. He was 37 years old when he was sentenced and he is now 57. He has served more than half of his sentence, with 53% of his full term and 63% of […]
In the Sawyer case, the court granted a compassionate release to a vaccinated individual.
A compassionate release claimant could either engage in the administrative remedy process or wait 30 days after reaching out to the BOP.
The United States Sentencing Commission published new statistics on compassionate release. From that data we can see several key ideas.
"Safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure," - The Bureau of Prisons' mission appears right there on the website. And yet, the BOP's policies regularly endanger inmate safety and humanity, particularly regarding COVID-19 cases.
Evidence about COVID-19 reinfection is starting to appear. Find out more about what this means for federal inmates here.
In Kirschner, the District of Indiana granted 3582 compassionate release relief to a person due to coronavirus concerns.
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.
In United States vs. Alam, the 6th Circuit upheld a dismissal of a compassionate release case for failure to wait 30 days.