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Office of Education and Sentencing Practice

The Office of Education and Sentencing Practice (OESP) performs the lead role in teaching guidelines applications to judges, probation officers, prosecuting and defense attorneys and other criminal justice professionals. The OESP faculty develops training materials, participates in the sentencing guideline segments of training programs sponsored by other agencies and helps inform the Commission of current guideline application practices.

Disclaimer: Information provided by the Commission's Training Staff is offered to assist in understanding and applying the sentencing guidelines. The information does not necessarily represent the official position of the Commission, should not be considered definitive, and is not binding on the Commission, the courts, or parties in any case.

Other Federal Judicial Sites Where Sentencing Guideline Information Can Be Found

Bullet Federal Judicial Center PUBLICATIONS: Guideline Sentencing: An Outline of Appellate Case Law on Selected Issues




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arrow Public Meeting Minutes

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Advisory Groups & Other Related Links

arrowProbation Officers Advisory Group

arrowOrganizational Guidelines Advisory Group

arrow Practitioner's Advisory Group

arrowState Sentencing Commissions

arrowFederal Judiciary Links

Other Items of Interest

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arrow Letter to former Commission Employees

arrow Case Return Receipt Form