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Criminal history bars defendant’s early release (access required)

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty in 2011 to a drug conspiracy count demonstrated that his sentence would have been about 50% shorter if he was sentenced today, based on his exceptionally lengthy adult criminal past and history of committing crimes when he is out of prison, his motion for early compassionate release was denied. Background On ...