Denial of compassionate release to individual with Non-CDC risk category health conditions. Court referenced the individual's significant criminal history including assault convictions and probation violations, stating that his release would be an "immediate danger to the community." The Court did not consider exhaustion because the request failed on its merits.
United States v. Miller, 2020 WL 2558042 (N.D. Ohio May 20, 2020)
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Improved Conditions, Preliminary Injunction (PI), Release, Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
Type of Court
Federal District Court
Type of Case
Elderly, Immigrant Detention, Other, Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions, Pretrial Detention [jail], Bond request while habeas petition for actual innocence pending
Compassionate Release Case
Compassionate Release Specific Characteristics
Has a disciplinary history, Has a significant criminal history
Case Tracking Number
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Place of Incarceration
Name of Facility
Procedural Due Process (both 14th and 5th Amendments), Substantive Due Process - Deliberate Indifference (both 14th and 5th Amendments), Substantive Due Process - Punitive Detention (both 14th and 5th Amendments)
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