On April 30, 2015, the Commission submitted to Congress amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines pursuant to its authority under 28 U.S.C. § 994(p). View the federal register notice.
This report focuses on offenders sentenced under USSG §2L1.2, including their criminal histories, number of prior deportations, and personal characteristics.
On April 14, 2015, Chair Saris delivered a keynote address at the Regulatory Offenses and Criminal Law Conference, hosted by New York University's Center on the Administration of Criminal Law.
The latest Quick Facts published using FY 2014 data include:
Mark your calendars for the Commission's 2015 Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (September 16-18, 2015) to be held in New Orleans, LA. Registration will open soon.
On April 9, 2015, Commissioners held a public meeting to vote to promulgate amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines. View public comment received on proposed amendments.
On March 12, 2015, Commissioners received testimony on proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines. View the agenda and witness statements.
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.