You didn't mention a cause for reduction. What are the new grounds for this? It is doubtful unless it is the Fair Sentencing Act of August 2010, changing the 100-to-1 disparity between minimum sentences for crack and powder cocaine to 18 to 1.
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If this was a crack case, he may be able to reduce his sentence. Otherwise, the only way would be if he cooperates with the government with newly learned information that helps the government prosecute someone else. The government would have to agree the cooperation was "substantial" and then the government would have to make a motion asking for a reduction.
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Only if his Sentencing Guidelines range after the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 is lower that the range at sentencing (but that only applies to cases involving cocaine base "crack"), or if he provides substantial information regarding the investigation and prosecution of other individuals of which he was not aware prior to his sentencing.
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