2007 Federal Sentencing Guidelines
CHAPTER FIVE - PART H - SPECIFIC OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS
§5H1.12. Lack of Guidance as a Youth and Similar Circumstances (Policy Statement)
Lack of guidance as a youth and similar circumstances indicating a
disadvantaged upbringing are not relevant grounds in determining
whether a departure is warranted.
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1992 (see Appendix C,
amendment 466). Amended effective November 1, 2004 (see Appendix C,