Guidelines E-News 2023

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.

2023 – Volume 18

Number Date Topics  
1 February 1, 2023 Revisions to the Definition of a Single Criminal Event, Effective February 1, 2023; Impact of Recent Cannabis Penalty Changes; Crimes of Violence Data Dashboard; Sentencing Guidelines Training Resources