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Early release denied to terminally ill two-time murderer (access required)

Although a twice-convicted murderer exhausted the Bureau of Prisons’ compassionate release process, and his terminal illness qualified as an extraordinary and compelling reason for early release, a weighing of the factors—including the seriousness of his offense, lack of evidence of rehabilitation and respect for the law—led to denial of his motion for early release. Background Defendant murdered ...