A federal judge in Manhattan declined on Friday to order the release of Lynne F. Stewart, former defense lawyer, who is dying in federal prison in Texas

Dying Lawyer’s Request for Release From Prison Is Turned Down

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Published: August 9, 2013

 

Robert Stolarik for The New York Times

 

The judge, John G. Koeltl of United States District Court, said he could not order such a release under a federal Bureau of Prisons program for terminally ill inmates without the bureau’s first making a motion seeking such action. But the judge suggested that he would look favorably upon such a request if it were presented by the bureau.

“The court would give prompt and sympathetic consideration to any motion for compassionate release filed by th

e B.O.P, but it is for the B.O.P. to make that motion in the first instance,” he wrote. …

Read more, please:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/10/nyregion/judge-denies-ill-lawyers-plea-to-be-freed-from-prison.html?src=recg

NJAMIN WEISER http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/10/nyregion/judge-denies-ill-lawyers-plea-to-be-freed-from-prison.html?_r=0&pagewanted=print

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6 thoughts on “A federal judge in Manhattan declined on Friday to order the release of Lynne F. Stewart, former defense lawyer, who is dying in federal prison in Texas

  1. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Lynne Stewart, Human Rights Lawyer … is dying. She has stage 4 cancer. Her crime was doing her job ….. defending someone not liked by the establishment. Be compassionate … let her die at home!!!
    Research this!!!

    • Sending all Posts Lynne´s husband.Nobody can comfort him:
      Lynne has to come home – as a WOMAN, a HUMAN –
      not to dy alone in prison like a worthless somewhat…(I don´t know how to say)
      Most People have no idea how Humans are living and dying
      in prison!
      Annamaria Dr. Grabowski – blogmaker -

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