- The Commission promulgates guidelines that judges consult when sentencing federal offenders. When the guidelines are amended, a subsequent Guidelines Manual is published.
- In this section, you will find the Commission’s comprehensive archive of yearly amendments and Guidelines Manuals dating back to 1987.
Seminars and Other Training Opportunities
The Commission will customize training sessions to meet the needs of specific teams and districts.
To request in-district training, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission will hold its 2018 National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines at the Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, Texas from Wednesday May 30 to Friday June 1. As always, the seminar will feature Commission trainers and experts in federal sentencing. Sessions will include 2018 Guideline Amendments, Bureau of Prisons Issues, Advanced Guidelines Application, Emerging Technologies in Cybercrime, Case Law Update, and Ethics, among others. Sessions are interactive and are focused on teaching complex principles through the use of real-world scenarios.
Seminar registration will open on January 22, 2018 and will be accessible through the Commission's website. Registration is free and open to the public until filled. Application for CLE credit will be made to all state and territorial bar associations.
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