Compassionate Release, Federal Custody Requirements?

If you or a loved one is in federal prison, compassionate release may be an issue, particularly if illness is a major issue. Just what are the federal law requirements for being allowed to leave federal prison on compassionate release? Must one have a terminal illness? The answer is no, but one must first and foremost exhaust administrative remedies with the Bureau of Prisons first. Then one must demonstrate “extraordinary and compelling reasons” why a sentence modification is proper. To read more about this issue, please click on the following link –

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