The Commission surveyed federal district judges on modifications and revocations of probation and supervised release. View the data summary.
Public comment is due no later than March 18, 2015. The following resources are available to inform public comment:
- Proposed Amendments
- Prison and Sentencing Impact Assessment
- Economic Crime Data Briefing
- Chair's Remarks (January 9, 2015)
- News Release (January 9, 2015)
This report is the most recent release in the Commission’s “short publication” research series. This publication discusses the use of life sentences in the federal system and the cases in which the sentencing guidelines recommend that sentence be imposed.
The latest release in the Quick Facts series provides information about offenders currently incarcerated in the Federal Bureau of Prisons, including offender and offense characteristics, sentences imposed, and time served as of January 2015.
NEW News Release: Commission Announces Formation of Tribal Issues Advisory Group (February 27, 2015)
"A Generational Shift for Drug Sentences," Article by Chair Saris, American Criminal Law Review (November 20, 2014)
News Advisory: Chair's Comment on 2014 Amendment Reducing Drug Sentences Becoming Effective (October 31, 2014)
In this webcast (recorded January 15, 2015), staff answer questions regarding retroactive application of the 2014 drug amendment, discuss proposed 2015 amendments, and highlight the latest Quick Facts publications.
Mark your calendars for the Commission's 2015 Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to be held in New Orleans, LA. Registration will open soon.
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.