The ISB, which allows users to examine data by geography or time period, now features a redesigned landing page, enhanced navigation tools, and new trend analyses. Data is also available for resentencings, appeals, and organizational offenders.
The Commission's Sourcebook presents tables, figures, and charts on selected district, circuit, and national sentencing data.
This report presents the Commission's entire fiscal year 2013 data organized in the format used in the Commission's quarterly data reports.
The newest release in this publication series presents data on alien smuggling offenders.
On March 26, 2014, Chair Saris spoke at Georgetown University Law Center about the Commission's recommendations to Congress on reducing mandatory minimum penalties and proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines for drug offenses.
In late November, Chair Saris sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee expressing the Commission's unanimous support for specific statutory changes that would reduce prison costs and promote fairness in sentencing.
The Commission is pleased to announce that the Annual National Seminar on Federal Sentencing Guidelines will be held in Philadelphia, PA on September 17-19, 2014.
Visit the Commission's new Online Learning Center for videos and instructional materials on the federal sentencing guidelines.
The telephone number for the USSC HelpLine is (202) 502-4545. The hours of operation are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday.
The public comment period on this issue has not yet begun because it has not yet been published to the Federal Register. Once it is published, the Commission will accept public comment for 60 days.
NEW VIDEO Public Hearing on March 13, 2014
The Commission held a public hearing in March to consider its proposed amendment to reduce federal drug sentencing guidelines and other proposed amendments. View the agenda, witness statements and transcript.
NEW Updated Supreme Court Case Law and Selected Guideline Application Decisions by Circuit: Through January 2014
This page features congressional reports and testimony, written statements and transcripts from Commission hearings, public comment, research and data reports and surveys, and amicus curiae briefs discussing issues related to United States v. Booker.
These documents present federal case law addressing various offenses and guidelines. The primers are updated annually.