Al Parish in jail awaiting prison

While some convicted in federal courts are given some time to put their affairs in order between their sentencing and the start of their jail time, Chief Judge David Norton ordered Al Parish to be placed into custody immediately, for fear that he would hurt himself. [1]

The disgraced 51-year-old celebrity investment manager received 24 years and four months for fraud Thursday. He'll be 75 by the end.

Read more about Al Parish on our topic page.But there is no parole for federal crimes, and Parish must server 85 percent of his sentence. But he could recieve more time off for good behavior. [2]

It's possible that Defense attorney Andy Savage could appeal to have Parish temporarily released, but Savage said he wouldn't do so until Parish is cleared mentally and physically by professionals. [1]

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