Appeals attempting to resolve issues concerning the United States Sentencing Guidelines ("U.S.S.G.") continue to require much of the resources of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The sentencing guidelines are the driving force behind thousands of prosecutions and appeals each year. However, the number of amendments to the guidelines has diminished in recent years, and the court seems to be free to do more fine-tuning than in the past.
"Federal Sentencing Guidelines,"
Mercer Law Review: Vol. 49
, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.mercer.edu/jour_mlr/vol49/iss4/9