Online Learning Center

This webpage provides numerous resources designed to educate and inform interested persons in the application of the federal sentencing guidelines. The Online Learning Center contains videos, application examples, and case law documents relevant to federal sentencing guidelines issues.


Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

The Commission offers courses that fulfill continuing legal education (CLE) requirements in several jurisdictions. Course materials as well as information on how to receive credit for these courses are available on this web page.


Training Opportunities

For information regarding the Commission's training opportunities on the federal sentencing guidelines, please e-mail


Annual National Training Seminar

The Commission will hold its 2016 Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines in Minneapolis, MN on September 7-9, 2016. More information will be avaiable in the spring. 



These legal primers present federal case law addressing various offenses and guidelines (updated August 2014). Some commonly used primers include: