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Old 05-22-2018, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by fbopnomore View Post
I read somewhere that this law would also increase mandatory federal "good time" from 47 to 54 days for each year of the sentence. The original good time law awards 54 days/year of good time, but the bop decided to use voodoo math to come up with 54 really means 47. Naturally the courts agreed that when the lawmakers wrote 54 days into the law they didn't actually mean 54 days.
I didn't see, in the article, anything about being retroactive. Has anyone heard about that? Also, what would the percentage, of incarceration, be if they mandated 54 days instead of 47?
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