Judicial reviews for compassionate release “exploded” during the pandemic, said Katharine Tinto, director of the Criminal Justice Clinic at the University of California Irvine School of Law. But the requests being filed are also arguing for release based on unjust sentences, including that sentencing laws have changed, she added.
‘Stash house’ stings have been discredited. Now, the convicted see a chance for redemption.
Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2021
March 5, 2021