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The State of Compassionate Release

By Alan Ellis and Mark H. Allenbaugh

This article reviews the current state of play in the quickly developing law of federal compassionate release. Compassionate release is one of the few grounds a federal judge can reduce a previously imposed sentence to time served. Considering the on-going pandemic, it is being sought at a record pace. We discuss some of the major issues litigators should be aware of when moving courts for compassionate release.

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The Law Offices of Alan Ellis specializing In Federal Sentencing, Appeals, 2255 Habeas Corpus