CHAPTER FIVE - DETERMINING THE SENTENCE


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, amendment 674).