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Monday, March 27, 2023

Datta on Medical Compassionate Release

Nikita Datta has posted Compassion Without COVID-19: The Potential for Continued Expansion of Federal Compassionate Release After the Coronavirus Pandemic (Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 51) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

This Note examines courts' novel analysis of medical compassionate release petitions during the pandemic and consider the future of medical compassionate release. This Note argues that the framework for analysis of medical compassionate release used to evaluate pandemic-related petitions was both more appropriate than and meaningfully different from the one applied to non-pandemic related petitions.

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