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Jun 28, 2018

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June 28, 2018

What’s New in Federal Sentencing?

Tentative 2018-2019 Priorities


The Commission has published in the Federal Register a set of tentative policy priorities for the 2018-2019 amendment year.

The Commission will accept public comment on proposed priorities through August 10, 2018.Email pubaffairs@ussc.gov.

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2018 PAG Vacancies

Practitioners Advisory Group Vacancies

The Commission is seeking applicants for voting memberships in the Practitioners Advisory Group for the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.

 Application materials should be received by the Commission not later than August 31, 2018.

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Public Meeting  |  August 23, 2018

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A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 23 (time TBD) in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building.

Commissioners will vote to finalize policy priorities for the amendment year ending May 1, 2019.

The meeting will be streamed live.

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Next month, look for the Commission’s fourth in a series of reports onmandatory minimum penalties.

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FY 2017 Quick Facts Updates

Quick Facts on various types of immigration and fraud offenses are now available using fiscal year 2017 data.
Look for updates to the firearms and drug trafficking series in the coming weeks.

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