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 USSC will hold its 2019 National Seminar in New Orleans, LA from May 28 to May 31, 2019.

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 e-Learning courses, primers, data briefing videos, and worksheets. 

Featured Resources

Sentencing Practice Talk, Podcast Series
e-Learning: 2018 Illegal Reentry Guideline
Case Law Quarterly (July - September 2018)