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Change in sentencing law leads to compassionate release (access required)

Where a defendant seeking compassionate release cited changes to the sentencing law showing that while he was sentenced to 360 months in prison the guidelines range today would be 188-235 months, his sentence was reduced to 212 months supported by changes in the law, his good behavior in prison and attempts at rehabilitation. Background This matter comes ...