- 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 Commission conducts national training programs for Judges, Probation Officers, Prosecutors, and Public and Private Defense Attorneys. Topics include Categorical Approach, Restitution, Multiple Counts, Criminal History, Departures and Variances, and updates on Commission publications, among other topics.