United States Sentencing Commission

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United States Sentencing Commission
Agency overview
Formed1984
JurisdictionUnited States Judiciary
HeadquartersThurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building Washington, D.C.
Employees100
Agency executive
Websitewww.ussc.gov

The United States Sentencing Commission is an independent agency of the judicial branch of the U.S. federal government.[1] It is responsible for pushing the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for the federal courts.

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  1. "An Overview of the United States Sentencing Commission" (PDF). United States Sentencing Commission. United States Sentencing Commission. Archived from the original on 12 August 2006. Retrieved 9 August 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)