Reason: Federal Prosecutors Argue COVID-19 Is Just ‘One More Way to Perish in Prison’

Reason: Federal Prosecutors Argue COVID-19 Is Just ‘One More Way to Perish in Prison’. “Federal prosecutors unsuccessfully tried to argue this week that an 80-year-old inmate serving a life sentence for marijuana offenses shouldn’t be released because COVID-19 is just “one more way to perish in prison.” U.S. District Judge Donald Graham disagreed and ordered Atilano Dominguez, who was 27 years into his life sentence, to be released from federal prison on Tuesday, over the objections of the Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Bureau of Prisons (BOP).”

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