(Published April 27, 2022) 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.
Case Law Update replaces two case law resources by merging the filtering options of Case Law Concierge with the print-friendly format of the Case Law Quarterly.
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 2022.
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.