This morning, Judge Karlton reduced defendant Travis Davis's sentence by 60 months, after a stipulated reversal for resentencing under the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. See U.S. v. Davis, No. 07-483-LKK. Rejecting the prosecutor's position that the court reimpose its original 15-year sentence, Judge Karlton granted the defense's request for a 10-year sentence, significantly below the undisputed 188-235 month career offender guideline range. Although not explictly joining Judge Mueller in applying a 1:1 crack-powder cocaine sentencing ratio, the court was persuaded by the totality of the defense arguments that the various §3553(a) factors (i.e., the still unwarranted disparity in the 18:1 crack-powder ratio, Davis's post-offense rehabilitation, and the need to reduce the disparity between the sentences of Davis and his co-defendants) called for a substantially below-guideline sentence. Congratulations to Davis's attorney, Shari Rusk.