Guidelines E-News 2018

Guidelines E-News is a periodic report delivered electronically via email by the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy. Guidelines E-News provides information on the system of voluntary guidelines for the State’s circuit courts and highlights changes to the guidelines. It also reports on sentencing trends using data from the sentencing guidelines worksheets and provides useful information on worksheet submission.

2018 – Volume 13

Number Date Topics  
1 April 1, 2018 Policy Statement Encouraging the Use of Alternatives to Incarceration and Revisions to the Guidelines Offense Table, Effective April 1, 2018
2 July 1, 2018 Revisions to the Juvenile Delinquency Scoring Component of the Maryland Sentencing Guidelines, Effective July 1, 2018
3 November 5, 2018 Scoring Multiple Prior Convictions from a Single Criminal Event; Applying the Multiple Victim Stacking Rule in Sentencing Events Involving Multiple Criminal Events; Revisions to the Maryland Sentencing Guidelines Manual; and Revisions to the Guidelines Offense Table