On August 7, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the Commission will hold a public meeting to vote to finalize policy priorities for the 2015-2016 amendment cycle. This meeting will be streamed live.
Applications should be received no later than September 1, 2015.
As a supplement to the Commission's 2009 publication, this report examines more recent trends in the rates of alternative sentences and how sentencing courts use their discretion to impose alternative sentences.
Registration is now closed for the Commission’s 2015 Annual National Seminar, which will be held September 16 through September 18, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.
The Commission's new "Policy Profile" series provides background information on various policy matters related to federal sentencing. The first Policy Profile discusses the Commission's 2014 amendment to the federal sentencing guidelines reducing drug sentences.
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.