Monday, August 06, 2012

Court may refuse to grant 3582(c)(2) reduction

U.S. v. Jones, 2012 WL 2877454 (7/16/12) (Okl.) (unpub'd) - 18 U.S.C. ยง 3582(c)(2) creates an opportunity for a sentence reduction, not a right. It was perfectly okay for the d.ct. to refuse to reduce the sentence based on the nature and circumstances of the defendant's underlying offense