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Low Level Criminals May Apply For Early Release

Low Level Criminals May Apply For Early Release.


The New Your Times  reported recently that The United States Justice Department wants low level criminals convicted under previous tough drug laws in effect during the crack epidemic to ask the President for early release.

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A Man Wrongly Convicted is Freed from Jail

A Man Wrongly Convicted is Freed from Jail…
When a man wrongly convicted is freed from jail we all benefit. We all benefit, because whenever the systems works, albeit, slowly, it renews our faith, as a nation, in our laws and procedures.
This past Friday, a man in Los Angeles, California who spent 34 years behind bars […]

By |November 13th, 2013|Client Found Innocent, Released From Prison|0 Comments

New Compassionate Release Program

New Compassionate Release Program
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has instituted a new compassionate release program.
 This new policy allows citizens who were sentenced to a mandatory minimum sentence, and are now suffering a significant health problem, or other family crisis, to apply to the federal district court from which they were sentenced for a compassionate release or reduction in […]

By |November 10th, 2013|Law Changes, Legal News, National Headlines, Released From Prison|0 Comments

Attorney Martin E. Regan Experience Counts

Experience Counts. September 17, 2013. – In the complicated and serious world of criminal defense, victories sometimes come in the forms of a reduced sentence, or in the form of a good deal for a client. The points that complicate the defense of a client may involve confessions made by a defendant to the police, […]

new Louisiana Law to shorten drug convictions for time in rehab

Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. shares with clients Governor Bobby Jindal signed a bill into law Thursday that will allow nonviolent drug offenders to gain early release from jail if they participate in rehabilitation programs. The sentencing reform legislation was part of the governor's package of bills during this year's session.

Hills Walks Free

Jerry Hills walked out of the parish jail a free man Tuesday afternoon after a 21st Judicial District grand jury refused to re-indict him for the rape and murder of 5-year-old Sadie Henderson.