- 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.
This handout presents an overview of the Commission's 2018 report, Application and Impact of 21 U.S.C. § 851:...
December 7, 2017
(December 2017) This report examines the impact of the aging process on federal offender recidivism and, once age is...
November 14, 2017
(November 2017) A report updating the Commission's data analysis concerning demographic differences in federal...
June 6, 2016
(June 2016) This report provides the Tribal Issues Advisory Group's views on federal sentencing issues relating to...
Demographic Differences in Federal Sentencing Practices: An Update of the Booker Report's Multivariate Analysis
March 11, 2010
A report updating the Commission's data analysis concerning demographic differences in federal sentencing practices set...
Changing Face of Federal Criminal Sentencing: Seventeen Years of Growth in the Federal Sentencing Caseload
January 27, 2009
This publication provides an overview of the number and types of offenses tried in the federal courts and the people...
November 4, 2003
This report contains the findings and recommendations of the ad hoc Native American Advisory Group. (November 4, 2003)