Supervised Release

Federal Probation Revocation Hearings

An interesting case out of the Fourth Circuit was brought to my attention by this post by the Federal Criminal Appeals Blog entitled “Just Because It’s A Supervised Release Hearing Doesn’t Mean There Are No Rules.” As the title suggests, federal probation revocation hearings are far less formal than a criminal trial. In fact, the …

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Little Known Factors for Ending Federal Probation Early

There’s No “Sure Thing” There is no silver bullet to getting ending federal probation early, no guarantees that any applicant for early release from supervision will have his or her request granted. That decision, in all cases, is ultimately up to the judge. There are, however, some little known facts that can help those on …

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Early Termination of Federal Probation – Policy Factors

Early Termination of Federal Probation – The Policy That Guides Judges Post #2 of a 3-Part Series In this previous post on early termination of federal probation, we discussed the factors judges must consider by law when deciding whether or not to let somebody on federal supervision go early. In this post we’ll discuss the …

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Early Release from Federal Probation – What Judges Must Consider

Early Release from Federal Probation Post #1 of a 3-Part Series In this first part to our series on early release from federal probation early (or supervised release), we’ll take a close look at the statutory factors that judges must consider when somebody on supervision asks for early termination. The only unbreakable rule here is …

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US Sentencing Commission Posts 2011 Amendments

New 2011 Amendments from U.S.S.C. With October upon us, and November first rapidly approaching, PCR Consultants is starting a yearly tradition of breaking down this year’s amendments to the United States Sentencing Guidelines as published by the US Sentencing Commission (U.S.S.C.). Each year, these amendments become active on the first day of November. To find …

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Early Release from Federal Probation – Success

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