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May 5, 2020

Bloomberg Law Insight

In Joel Cohen’s latest piece for Bloomberg Law, he notes the surge in requests for compassionate release as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and considers whether it could be the impetus for the enhancement of judicial authority for re-sentencing, not just currently, but once the crisis is over.

Joel notes that “Given this pivotal moment in history, there is strong reason to reconsider how punishment is meted out in the federal courts, and maybe some good might come out of all of this.”

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