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Join us on October 30th at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a live webcast to discuss the 2014 amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines (effective November 1st, 2014).

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2014 Annual National Seminar Materials


CLE Course Materials


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.