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About the United States Sentencing Commission

Gold Dot A Brief Overview of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (February 2004) (.PDF)

Gold Dot An Overview of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. This overview provides a brief description of the duties, organization, and ongoing activities of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. (.PDF)

Gold Dot About the Commissioners - Biographies (January 2004) This document provides brief biographical background for the Commission's chair and commissioners.

Gold Dot An Introduction to the United States Sentencing Commission

Gold Dot Sentencing Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure (November 2001) (66 FR 59295) (.PDF) This document contains the rules and procedures by which the U.S. Sentencing Commission conducts its agency business and activities.

Gold Dot Former Sentencing Commissioners (1/03)- This document is a chronological listing of the voting members who have served the United States Sentencing Commission from its inception.

The Sentencing Commission's Catalog and Public Access Policy

Gold Dot United States Sentencing Commission Publications and Resources Guide 2003 - 2004 (.PDF) This catalog contains a comprehensive list and brief summary of available U.S. Sentencing Commission publications, documents, and resources.

Gold Dot Public Access to Sentencing Commission Documents and Data (54 Fed. Reg. 51279 (12/13/89). (.PDF) This is a policy notice regarding public access to the Sentencing Commission documents and data and an agreement between the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and the Sentencing Commission concerning the confidentiality of certain sentencing information.

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Advisory Groups & Other Related Links

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arrowState Sentencing Commissions

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Other Items of Interest

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arrow Letter to former Commission Employees

arrow Case Return Receipt Form