NJ Superfund Contractor Says Cancer Should End Sentence

Law360 (April 29, 2019, 7:30 PM EDT) -- A Superfund site subcontractor serving a five-year prison term for his role in a bid-rigging scheme tied to a toxic waste cleanup project in New Jersey wants early release because of his prostate cancer and other health issues, according to a filing made last week in New Jersey federal court.

All 18 of the conditions plaguing John A. Bennett, 83, are chronic, irreversible and “make his survival at Moshannon Correctional Institution [in Pennsylvania] unlikely,” according to the April 24 application filed by his daughter, Jane ten Vaanholt, who is her father’s power of attorney. Bennett’s request cites the First Step Act,...

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