2006 Federal Sentencing Guidelines
CHAPTER FIVE - PART H - SPECIFIC OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS
§5H1.8. Criminal History (Policy Statement)
A defendant’s criminal history is relevant in determining the applicable criminal history category. See Chapter Four (Criminal History and Criminal Livelihood). For grounds of departure based on the defendant’s criminal history, see §4A1.3 (Departures Based on Inadequacy of Criminal History Category).