The DC Sentencing Commission will release "Issue Papers" semi-annually with a different sentencing provision addressed in each release.
Sentencing Guidelines Alerts
The DC Sentencing Commission has just approved a new "Mitigating Departure Factor" focused on the impact of the invocation of D.C. Code § 11-94 on sentencing in the District. This new departure factor was developed in response to delays resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on court operations and sentencing procedures. The new departure factor becomes effective immediately.