Federal Sentencing Guidelines Explained by Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

Federal Criminal Sentencing Outline Sentencing Guidelines Sentencing guidelines are computed using the United States Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual (see PDF file below). These guidelines are advisory, not mandatory, and are the starting point and the initial benchmark in the federal sentencing process. “District courts must . . . remain cognizant of them throughout the sentencing … Continue reading Federal Sentencing Guidelines Explained by Federal Criminal Defense Attorney