Sexual offender and elderly inmate Jerry Riddle's mugshot.
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Sentenced at 79… Should Compassionate Release Be an Option?

An 79-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years in prison last week for two counts of assaulting a minor. Does this elderly deserve compassionate release? One week ago, 79-year-old Jerry Riddle, was sentenced to 30 years in Illinois prison for two counts of sexually assaulting a child younger than 13 years old. While the crime is Read More…

Michael Tyrrell, a prisoner, chained to his bed as he's connected to life support machines.
Compassionate Release Prison Health Issues

Should Critically Ill Prisoners Be Released, Or Die In Prison?

State prisons are caring for aged and the critically ill inmates & burying dead prisoners. Shouldn’t aged and ill inmates be released on medical parole? Dead inmates  in a Massachusetts state prison who have no family to take care of their arrangements are buried by prison authorities. Many of the dying inmates are very old or Read More…

89 year old inmate, Eddie Jones of the Coxsackie Correctional, New York
Compassionate Release US Federal Prison System

Federal Judge Grants Compassionate Release… BOP Motivated?

U.S District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf knows a rat when he sees one. The judge is well-known for writing judicial opinions in cases that involved former FBI informant and mobster, James “Whitey” Bulger. He was skeptical when a motion from Bureau of Prison (BOP) was placed on his table. The motion sought for a Read More…