Interactive Case Law Update

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(Updated April 30, 2024)   Case Law Update provides brief summaries of select Supreme Court and appellate court decisions that involve the guidelines and other aspects of federal sentencing. Each quarterly release is replaced with a cumulative update. Cases appear in descending chronological order within a circuit.

Click the button below to access the interactive PDF and search by topic or circuit. Click the "Back to Home" text at the bottom of each page to return to the map and list of topics. 

Current version covers January to March 2024.

Explore By Topic
Click on a topic to navigate to a related list of cases by circuit.
Explore By Circuit
Click a circuit on the map to view an index of cases in descending chronological order.

The Commission publishes this document to assist in understanding and applying the sentencing guidelines.
The information does not necessarily represent the official position of the Commission and it should not be considered definitive or comprehensive.


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