Federal Register Notice: Request for Tribal Issues Advisory Group Applications

The Commission has decided to establish a Tribal Issues Advisory Group. The Commission hereby invites eligible individuals to apply. See 79 FR 70934. Applications should be received not later than January 9, 2015. Learn more.


"A Generational Shift for Drug Sentences," Article by Chair Saris, American Criminal Law Review (November 20, 2014)


USSC Live! 2014 Amendments

This webcast (recorded October 30, 2014) provides an in-depth analysis of the 2014 amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.



2014 Annual National Seminar Materials (September 2014)


USSC Live! Retroactivity, Alternatives, & Online Data (August 2014)

This recorded webcast addresses the Commission’s vote on retroactivity of the 2014 drug guidelines amendment, alternatives to incarceration, and provides a demonstration of the Interactive Sourcebook.


Primers (August 2014)


Supreme Court Case Law and Guideline Application Decisions by Circuit (July 2014)


CLE Course Materials



Video: Victims’ Rights and Federal Sentencing


Materials on 2014 Drug Guidelines Amendment


Materials from the Economic Crime Symposium (September 2013)


USSC HelpLine

The HelpLine assists practitioners in applying the guidelines. Contact: (202) 502-4545. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday.