2009 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL


CHAPTER 5 - PART H - SPECIFIC OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS

§5H1.7. Role in the Offense (Policy Statement)

A defendant’s role in the offense is relevant in determining the applicable guideline range (see Chapter Three, Part B (Role in the Offense)) but is not a basis for departing from that range (see subsection (d) of §5K2.0 (Grounds for Departures)).

Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987. Amended effective October 27, 2003 (see Appendix C, amendment 651).