Stewart was released early because of her “terminal medical condition and very limited life expectancy.”
Some months ago she was quoted saying she did not want to die in prison. I don’t imagine the people she conspired with Omar Abdel-Rahman to murder wanted to die either – much less given any choice about when or where,
Clinton Judge Who Freed Lynne Stewart Praised her
A mainstream media outlet reports that [Judge] Koeltl’s order says Stewart’s “terminal medical condition and very limited life expectancy constitute extraordinary and compelling reasons that warrant the requested reduction.”
Back home in New York Stewart celebrated with her supporters, telling a local newspaper that there’s nothing like freedom and that she’s going to celebrate with a party.