The Commission serves as an information resource for Congress, the executive branch, the courts, criminal justice practitioners, the academic community, and the public. The Commission provides seminars, workshops, training programs, and other online resources on guideline application and other federal sentencing issues. You will find many of these resources available below.

The 2020 National Seminar will be held from Tuesday, September 1 through Friday, September 4, 2020 in Chicago.

Guidelines Training Materials
The following resources are available to assist judges, probation officers, law clerks, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and others in understanding and applying the guidelines. The Commission offers a variety of materials, including decision trees, eLearning courses, primers, and worksheets. 


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