The court denied Mr. Rosa's petition for compassionate release. Mr. Rosa is 60 years old and suffers from asthma, hypertension, and "a variety of other maladies," but the court found that all these conditions seem to be either resolved or well-treated, so Mr. Rosa did not carry his burden of demonstrating compelling circumstances for release. Even if he had, the court concluded that his prior criminal history and disciplinary record suggested that he would be a danger to the community.
United States v. Rosa, No. 88 Cr. 111 (LAP), 2020 WL 5774909 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 28, 2020)
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Type of Court
Federal District Court
Type of Case
Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions, Significant Criminal History
Compassionate Release Case
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First Step Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)
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