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Coalition Memo Urging Rescission of OLC Home Confinement Memo

On August 4, 2021, an advocacy coalition comprising Democracy Forward, FAMM, the Justice Action Network, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Tzedek Association submitted a memorandum to the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) urging the rescission of an OLC memorandum that concluded people sent home from federal prison during the COVID-19 pandemic would need to be reincarcerated when the pandemic's state of emergency ends.

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