2005 Federal Sentencing Guidelines
CHAPTER FIVE - PART K - DEPARTURES
1. SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE TO AUTHORITIES
§5K1.2. Refusal to Assist (Policy
A defendant’s refusal to assist authorities in the investigation of
other persons may not be considered as an aggravating sentencing factor.
Historical Note: Effective
November 1, 1987. Amended effective November 1, 1989 (see Appendix
C, amendment 291).