NEW Annual National Seminar Goes Paperless

For the first time, the Commission’s National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to be held in Philadelphia, PA on September 17-19, 2014 is going paperless. Seminar materials are now available online.


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


Primers (August 2014)

These primers present federal case law addressing various offenses and guidelines (updated annually). Some commonly used primers include:



Materials on 2014 Drug Guidelines Amendment


Materials from the Economic Crime Symposium (September 2013)


Retroactivity Information Line

For information regarding the retroactive amendment reducing sentences for drug offenders, contact: (202) 502-4568.


USSC HelpLine

The HelpLine assists practitioners in applying the guidelines. Contact: (202) 502-4545 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday.