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did the good time law for federal prisoners pass or fail

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did the good time law for federal prisoners pass or fail?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  TexCrimLawyer, J.D. replied 6 years ago.

The law in federal prison is that the inmate may get their get up to 15% of their sentence off for good time. This means that if a person behaves appropriately and follows the rules, they will serve, at a minimum, 85% of their sentence. This law has not changed and there is no laws before Congress to change it.

 

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