IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
August 1, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
JERRY F. STRAHAN, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge:
On August 1, 2011, defendant filed a motion for preservation of rights (Doc. 314), which the Court construes as a motion for retroactive reduction of his sentence pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2). Recently, the United States Sentencing Commission reduced the disparity between sentencing recommendations for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses and the retroactive application of these guidelines is to take effect November 1, 2011, unless Congress takes steps to prevent the action. Pursuant to the Court's Administrative Order 137, the Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Illinois is appointed to represent defendant regarding this motion, and this matter is stayed until November 1, 2011.
IT IS SO ORDERED. Digitally signed by
David R. Herndon Chief Judge United States District Judge
Date: 2011.08.01 10:23:35 -05'00'
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