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The Commission released an analysis relating to the President's pardon of certain marijuana simple possession offenders.
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Honorable Charles R. Breyer, Acting Chair acknowledges nominations of individuals to serve on the Commission.
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Honorable Charles R. Breyer, Acting Chair issues statement on new Compassionate Release Report.
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Honorable Charles R. Breyer, Acting Chair acknowledges statement of Supreme Court Justices.
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August 2021
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U.S. Sentencing Commission proposes amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines, holds final public meeting of the...
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Commissioner Breyer selected as the recipient of the Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award, the nation’s highest...
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U.S. Sentencing Commission adopts 2018-2019 policy priorities. Press Release Unofficial Text of Final Priorities
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U.S. Sentencing Commission releases new publication, 2017 Overview of Mandatory Minimum Penalties in the Federal...
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U.S. Sentencing Commission announces Circuit Judge William H. Pryor, Jr. will serve as Acting Chair of the Commission.
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Commission issues Report to the Congress: Career Offender Enhancements. Report analyzes career offenders’ prior criminal...
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- In the News: New York Law Journal publishes editorial by Chief Judge Patti B. Saris, Chair of the U.S. Sentencing...
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- The Commission issues the first report on the results of its multi-year study on the recidivism of federal offenders...
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- Commission appoints Raquel K. Wilson as Director of the Office of Education and Sentencing Practice.
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- Honorable Patti B. Saris, Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission praises the House Judiciary Committee's action to...
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- In the News: National Review Online publishes editorial by Circuit Judge William H. Pryor, Jr. entitled, “Why We Were...
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- Honorable Patti B. Saris, Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission praises the Senate Judiciary Committee's action to...
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– Five years after its enactment, the Commission submitted to Congress its report assessing the impact of the Fair...
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- U.S. Sentencing Commission releases video to aid federal crime victims. The video release commemorates the tenth...
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The Wall Street Journal published a letter to the editor from Chair Saris regarding Mortimer Zuckerman’s op-ed “Harsh...
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– Chair Saris praises the Senate Judiciary Committee's action to report sentencing reform legislation to the full Senate...
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– The Commission submits a statement for the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled “Reevaluating the Effectiveness...
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– News Advisory: Comment of Judge Patti B. Saris on the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Peugh .
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– Senate confirms three Sentencing Commissioners; Rachel E. Barkow; Judge Charles R. Breyer; and Judge William H. Pryor...
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– The Commission names Kenneth P. Cohen Staff Director, Adds Noah D. Bookbinder as Legislative and Public Affairs...
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– The Commission submitted to Congress its report examining penalties for child pornography offenses and recommendations...
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– The Commission submitted to Congress its report assessing the continuing impact of United States v. Booker on the...
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- On December 22, 2010, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Judge Patti B. Saris of the District of...
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- Commission announces hearing on statutory mandatory minimum penalties and the federal sentencing system.
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- United States Sentencing Commission to Hold Regional Public Hearing at University of Texas at Austin.
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- Chief Judge William K. Sessions III Confirmed as Chair of United States Sentencing Commission.
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- United States Sentencing Commission to Hold Public Hearing at Stanford Law School.
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- United States Sentencing Commission to Conduct Regional Public Hearings on Federal Sentencing Policy.
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- The United States Sentencing Commission announces the formation of its standing “Victims Advisory Group”.
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- Commission Votes Unanimously to Apply Amendment Retroactively for Crack Cocaine Offenses; Effective Date for...
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- United States Sentencing Commission votes to amend guidelines for Terrorism, Sex Offenses, Intellectual Property...
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- Senate Confirms Two Sentencing Commissioners: Ms. Beryl A. Howell Reconfirmed and Ms. Dabney Langhorne Friedrich...
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- United States Sentencing Commission To Hold Public Hearing Tuesday On Cocaine and Sentencing Policy.
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- U.S. Sentencing Commission Votes To Amend Guidelines For Terrorism, Firearms, and Steroids.
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- United States Sentencing Commission Chair Diana E. Murphy Resigns; Transfer of Duties Expected to Go Smoothly.
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- Sentencing Commission Convenes Native American Ad Hoc Advisory Group.
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- Change In Federal Cocaine Sentencing Policy Recommended Findings To Be Submitted To Congress.
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- Judge Murphy Named to Chair United States Sentencing Commission – Seven New Commissioners Confirmed.