Giannulli has spent 40% of his prison sentence in solitary confinement due to concerns about COVID-19 at the prison and “Mr. Giannulli’s mental, physical and emotional tolls are very important,” his lawyer wrote in the journal. Emergency movement
The designer reported to FCI-Lompoc, California’s low-security federal prison, on Nov. 19, where he had been quarantined for the need for COVID-19 in prison, according to his legal team.
Instead of being released to the minimum initially planned security camp, Giannulli “was immediately confined to a small prison cell at an adjoining medium-sized security prison 24 hours a day with only a short break. 20 minutes three times a week where he remained for 56 days before finally being moved to camp yesterday (January 13), his lawyer wrote.
According to lawyers, the prison bureau continued to test Giannulli for Covid-19 every two weeks, and despite each negative test. But it was sent back to him in solitary confinement as other inmates who have arrived at the facility since he reportedly tested positive.
“As a result, the BOP requires any person in the facility to be in containment again each time it occurs, even if they are out of contact. Instead, he was held in custody 24 hours a day, ”the lawyer wrote in part.
Lawyers cited the Bureau of Prisons’ epidemic advice to reduce prison populations by allowing some inmates to take home detention and argued that solitary confinement was more “extreme” than the court recommended in his trial.
“Here, Mr Giannulli spent nearly two months in solitary detention, accounting for about 40 percent of his sentence,” the lawyer said.
Giannulli pleaded guilty to wire and mail fraud and honest line and service fraud in 2020 for his role in the scandal. He was sentenced to five months in prison, a $ 250,000 fine, two years of supervised release and 250 hours of community service.
Laughlin was released from prison in December after serving her for two months in fraud.
The judge has yet to control the emergency movement.