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Handley v. Chapman, No. 09-10061

In a firearm possession prosecution, dismissal of a habeas petition is vacated and judgment for respondents is entered on the merits, where the Bureau of Prisons' regulation categorically excluding early-release eligibility for inmates convicted of firearm possession was not arbitrary and capricious because it was justified by public safety concerns.

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Appellate Information

Filed October 29, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Smith