Dying Lawyer’s Request for Release From Prison Is Turned Down
Published: August 9, 2013
The judge, John G. Koeltl of United States District Court, said he could not order such a release under a federal Bureau of Prisons program for terminally ill inmates without the bureau’s first making a motion seeking such action. But the judge suggested that he would look favorably upon such a request if it were presented by the bureau.
“The court would give prompt and sympathetic consideration to any motion for compassionate release filed by th
e B.O.P, but it is for the B.O.P. to make that…
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