The Commission commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Crime Victims’ Rights Act by releasing a video that aims to help crime victims exercise their right to participate in the sentencing process.
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).
View the "reader-friendly" version of this amendment.
Testimony: Chair Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminalization Task Force (July 11, 2014)
View the Chair's remarks on the vote.
These primers present federal case law addressing various offenses and guidelines (updated annually). Some commonly used primers include:
NEW Public Comment Received Regarding Possible Formation of Tribal Issues Advisory Group (October 20, 2014)
Federal Register Notice of Final Action Regarding Amendment to Policy Statement §1B1.10 (Effective November 1, 2014)
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.