U.S. v. Perez (S.D.N.Y.) - Order Granting Temporary Pretrial Release
The court granted temporary release to home confinement due to a "unique confluence of serious health issues and other risk factors" in this particular case. The individual had serious progressive lung disease and other significant health issues which created a "substantially heightened risk" of COVID-19 complications compared to most other individuals. The judge imposed extensive conditions of home confinement and intended to return the individual to pretrial detention as soon as he no longer faced the acute health risk posed by the present circumstances.
United States v. Perez, 19 Cr. 297 (PAE), 2020 WL 1329225 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 19, 2020)
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