Compassionate release from New York State prisons: why are so few getting out?

@article{Beck1999CompassionateRF,
  title={Compassionate release from New York State prisons: why are so few getting out?},
  author={Jeffrey A Beck},
  journal={The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={216-33, 210}
}
  • Jeffrey A Beck
  • Published 1999 in
    The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal…
Author notes that the New York State compassionate release program, which permits the early release of dying inmates, has been ineffective due to both flaws in the statutory scheme and the program's implementation. He suggests changes to broaden the program without increasing risks to society. 

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