NJ High Court Skeptical Of Compassionate Release Mandate

By Bill Wichert (September 13, 2022, 7:36 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court suggested Tuesday that the state's Compassionate Release Act gives judges the discretion to free inmates who meet medical and public safety requirements but does not require them to do so, citing the statute's legislative history and the role of victims and their family members....

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