The Office of the Federal Public Defender

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Audio & Video Spotlight

Visit our video library for programs on legal developments in criminal defense, practice tips for lawyers, and other topics of interest.

Visit our audio library for short summaries on new cases, recent developments, and other important changes in our criminal justice system.

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About this Website

This website provides links to other websites listed in various categories. To use that service, click on the RESOURCES tab located at the top of the Home Page. This website also provides information posted by our Office that you can access by using the navigation bars on the left side

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Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 + Guidelines

Background Information on the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 and the Recently Amended Guidelines

This information is being provided as guidance relative to the recent crack cocaine developments arising from the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.