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Appellate Judge Denies Sam Bankman-Fried’s Request For Immediate Release From Jail

Katie Lin

Summary: On Wednesday, The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that Sam Bankman-Fried must remain in custody at the Brooklyn jail until federal appellate judges rule on his motion for pretrial release.  According to the clerk of the court, this appeal will be heard by the next available three-judge panel. The timeline for the ...

On Wednesday, The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that Sam Bankman-Fried must remain in custody at the Brooklyn jail until federal appellate judges rule on his motion for pretrial release

According to the clerk of the court, this appeal will be heard by the next available three-judge panel. The timeline for the next steps remains uncertain.

Bankman-Fried's lawyers and the government have fought for weeks over what the defense claims are subpar conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center. They claim their client cannot adequately prepare for his October trial while incarcerated, and therefore, needed to be released. 

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