Supervised Release and Probation

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Federal Supervised Release – Conditions of Supervision

Probation Deep Dive: Conditions of Federal Supervised Release This is a deep dive into the conditions a defendant must follow on supervised release, for a general primer on supervised release as a whole, please visit our main Federal Supervised Release page. When a federal criminal sentence is handed down, over 90% of those sentences include …

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The 2019 U.S. Supreme Court

What Acquitted Conduct Says about Justice Kavanaugh and Federal Defendants and Supervised Release The Supreme Court has changed drastically over the last two years. With the inclusion of both Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh to the highest court in the Country, there are plenty of questions on what way things will go for federal defendants …

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The 2016 Guidelines Manual Amendments

Today, the 2016 amendments to the United States Sentencing Commission’s Guidelines Manual go live. The topics of this year’s adjustments are: Compassionate Release from Prison; Animal Fighting; Child Pornography Circuit Conflicts; Immigration; and, Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release. Obviously, here we’ll be focusing on the Conditions of Probation and Supervised release, with some later …

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Federal Probation Termination – Further Information

Educate yourself in three ways: Head to our blog section on federal probation here; Learn the in’s and out’s of filing for early release from federal probation by clicking here; and, Learn all about early termination (early release), from basics to filing procedures, by reading our e-book for free by clicking the button below!   …

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Federal Supervised Release is not Punishment

The Seventh Circuit on Federal Supervised Release A few years ago, the Seventh Circuit published an order clearly showing their views on the imposition and purpose of federal supervised release. That circuit is back at it again with an opinion regarding three separate cases, challenging their supervised release conditions. 1U.S. vs. Kappes, U.S. vs. Crisp, …

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AG Holder Remarks on Criminal Justice Reform

While United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced six months ago that he would be leaving his office, he is still serving and waiting for his replacement to be confirmed and take control of the US Department of Justice. In the meantime, he has not let up on his belief that criminal justice reform is …

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Convicted ex-Sen. Vince Fumo wants to end federal supervised release

The title of this post comes from this PennLive article about Vince Fumo. The original article from Philly.com details the corruption charges that landed Fumo in trouble, his prison sentence, and ensuing federal supervised release. He is now seeking early release from his federal supervised release by motioning the court through his attorney. He is …

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