Tag: Moot

Compassionate Release in Prisons: A Moot Point After COVID-19 Infection

Author: Noelle Daniel, Staff Editor United States v. Mendy Read-Forbes, No. 20-3104 (10th Cir., Feb. 8, 2021) Issue:  A defendant requested to be released into immediate home confinement because of the dangers she faced if she contracted COVID-19. …

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Mootness After Sentence Completion: A Prudential Analysis

Under Kansas law, a petitioner’s appeal to correct an illegal sentence is moot if the sentence is already complete, unless there is a collateral injury that the motion can correct.