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Judge Recommends Early Release for Ron Calderon

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 1393 | 1 | 0 min read

Former California state senator Ron Calderon could be walking out of federal prison next year thanks to a 2007 law intended to reduce recidivism. Ron Calderon U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder on Friday signed an order recommending the U.S. Bureau of Prisons allow Calderon to benefit from the Second Chance Act of 2007 “at the earliest appropriate time by placing Mr. Calderon in a community correctional facility followed by home confinement.” Snyder last year sentenced Calderon to 42 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to a single count of mail fraud and ad...

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Dina Padilla Aug 15, 2017 11:09 AM

If it were anyone else THAT was not a legislator, they would be in jail for a lot longer. with more charges to boot. I bet Calderon will run for another legislative office. This sets a terrible example that once a legislator, you get special privileges in the CA justice system

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