United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Northern Division
ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF SUPERVISED
L. LUDINGTON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
January 13, 2006, jurors found Defendant, Jonathan Rose,
guilty of one count of selling or disposing of a firearm to a
person who had been convicted of a crime and one count of
being a felon in possession of a firearm. ECF No. 197. He was
sentenced by Judge Lawson to 120 months of imprisonment and
three years of supervised release. See ECF Nos. 196,
672. Judge Lawson later amended Defendant's supervised
release term to allow him to travel through the contiguous 48
states for employment purposes only. ECF No. 663. On November
21, 2019, Defendant filed a motion for early termination of
supervised release. On November 22, 2019, the clerk's
office reassigned Defendant Rose from Judge Lawson to Judge
Ludington. ECF No. 672. The Court directed the Government to
respond to Defendant's motion. ECF No. 673.
imposing a sentence, a court may include a term of supervised
release after imprisonment. 18 U.S.C. § 3583(a). The
court may also later terminate the supervised release. 18
U.S.C. § 3583(e). The statute provides,
(e) The court may, after considering the factors set forth in
section 3553(a) . . . .
(1) terminate a term of supervised release and discharge the
defendant released at any time after the expiration of one
year of supervised release, pursuant to the provisions of the
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure relating to the
modification of probation, if it is satisfied that such
action is warranted by the conduct of the defendant released
and the interest of justice . . . .
factors from 18 U.S.C. 3553(a) that the Court must consider
(1) history and characteristics of the defendant;
(2) the need for the sentence imposed- . . .
(B) to afford adequate deterrence to criminal conduct;
(C) to protect the public from further crimes of the
(D) to provide the defendant with needed educational or
vocational training, medical care, or other correctional
treatment in the most effective manner; . . .
(4) the kinds of sentence and the sentencing range
(A) the applicable category of offense committed by the
applicable category of defendant as set forth in the