Are you confused because you or your loved one received so much time for their first criminal offense? Don’t know the difference between a base offense level and a criminal history category?
These new videos from the U.S. Sentencing Commission might just save the day and clarify how prison sentences are calculated.
Three introductory films cover these important topics:
- Part 1: Overview of the U.S. Sentencing Commission
- Part 2: Overview of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
- Part 3: Basic Guideline Structure and Initial Application Decisions