Offenders who cooperate with the government in its efforts to prosecute others can receive credit for their "substantial assistance" in at least two ways. The most common and most analyzed method is through a substantial assistance motion that is filed pursuant to 5K1.1 of the Sentencing Guidelines at the time the offender is sentenced. If granted, the court may impose a sentence below the advisory guideline range and, if accompanied by a motion pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3553(e), below an otherwise applicable mandatory minimum ...

The Use of Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 35(b) 2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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