1988 Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual

The 1988 Guidelines Manual (effective October 15, 1988) is available in Adobe PDF formats (large file and broken into chapters), which can be viewed, downloaded or printed via the website.

Complete Guidelines Manual (Title Page, Table of Contents, Chapters 1–7, and Appendices A–C)

Individual Chapters 1–7 and Appendices A–C in PDF Format

CHAPTER ONE — Introduction and General Application Principles

CHAPTER TWO — Offense Conduct

CHAPTER TWO PARTS A–C

CHAPTER TWO PART D

CHAPTER TWO PARTS E–K

CHAPTER TWO PARTS L–X

CHAPTER THREE — Adjustments

CHAPTER FOUR — Criminal History and Criminal Livelihood

CHAPTER FIVE — Determining the Sentence

CHAPTER SIX — Sentencing Procedures and Plea Agreements

CHAPTER SEVEN — Violations of Probation and Supervised Release

APPENDIX A — Statutory Index

APPENDIX B — Authorizing Legislation and Related Sentencing Provisions

APPENDIX C — Amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines Manual of October 1987

(EFFECTIVE October 15, 1988)

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(effective October 15, 1988)