Department of Justice December 5, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Compassionate Release
Document Number: 2013-29076
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-05
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons
The Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) changes its regulations on compassionate release, to provide that when considering an inmate for reduction in sentence, the General Counsel will solicit the opinion of the United States Attorney in the district in which the inmate was sentenced; and the final decision is subject to the general supervision and direction of the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General.