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


2014 Sentencing Guidelines Manual

The new Guidelines Manual includes amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines effective November 1, 2014. It is available online, and hard copies were distributed to U.S. Courts. Others may purchase the manual from the U.S. Government Printing Office


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.