2010 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER FIVE - DETERMINING THE SENTENCE
PART K - DEPARTURES
1. SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE TO AUTHORITIES
§5K1.2. Refusal to Assist (Policy Statement)
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).