No. 20-2893.

996 F.3d 485 (2021)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. David L. NEWTON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 4, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Debra Riggs Bonamici , Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

John F. Murphy , Attorney, William, H. Theis , Attorney, Office of the Federal Defender Program, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before Ripple, Hamilton, and Kirsch, Circuit Judges.

David Newton, an inmate at FCI Seagoville in Texas, moved for compassionate release under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)(i). He seeks a reduced sentence of time served because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He submitted that the combination of his asthma, hypertension, and use of a corticosteroid heightened his risk of serious...

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