The Commission is seeking applications to fill vacancies on its Practitioners Advisory Group. Cover letters and resumes should be received by the Commission no later than August 19, 2013.
The Commission is seeking public comment on proposed priority policy issues for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2014. Written public comment set forth in this notice should be received by the Commission not later than July 15, 2013.
A set of reports that examines federal sentencing statistics from each judicial district, the districts within each circuit, and the districts within each state. Each report compares the statistics from the district, circuit, or state to the nation as a whole.
This report provides data concerning the retroactive application of the 2011 amendment to the federal sentencing guidelines implementing the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.
News Release: Commission Adopts Guideline Amendments Enhancing Sentences For Theft Of Medical Products And Trade Secrets, Also Amends Penalties For Trafficking in Counterfeit Drugs and Military Parts, And Other Offenses
October 2011 – This report assesses the impact of mandatory minimum penalties on federal sentencing, particularly in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Booker v. United States. The United States Sentencing Commission prepared this report pursuant to a congressional directive.
The Commission is pleased to be hosting a series of FREE regional training programs on federal sentencing issues.
LIVE at 1:00 pm EDT on July 15, 2013. This webinar will provide viewers with an update on recent changes in federal sentencing, including: proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines, new Supreme Court decisions, and the Commission's proposed priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.
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 Commission promulgated amendments for the 2012-2013 amendment cycle and submitted them to Congress on April 30, 2013. To view the "reader-friendly" version of the amendments click here.
Federal Register Notice of Submission to Congress of Amendments to Federal Sentencing Guidelines Effective November 1, 2013
The 2012 Guidelines Manual incorporates the Commission's 2012 amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.
These documents present federal case law addressing various offenses and guidelines. The primers are updated annually.
These documents present selected decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals involving issues related to the federal sentencing guidelines.