Judge Thomas Francis Hogan
September 2012: Median Prison Sentence
District Court - Washington, D.C.
For all cases disposed of in the current fiscal year (2012) that were credited to Judge Thomas Francis Hogan in the District of Washington, D.C., the median prison sentence was 54.0 months. During the current fiscal year, Judge Thomas Francis Hogan has sentenced 4 defendants compared with 17 defendants during the twelve months of the previous fiscal year.
Over the last five years, the median prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Hogan was 44.0 months. This was 83.4% higher than the 24.0 months typical in Washington, D.C. and 83.4% higher than the 24.0 months median prison sentence for the nation. Judge Thomas Francis Hogan sentenced 82 defendants during the past five years.
(CAUTION: The kinds of cases handled by individual judges influences statistical information about their sentences. It therefore is important to consider the breakdown of cases that each has handled, available below, when making judge-by-judge comparisons.)
Figure 1 compares Judge Hogan's numbers to those for judges in this district and in the United States as a whole for cases of this type over the last five years.
During the last five years there were 13 other judges in the District of Washington, D.C. with information on convictions during that period. Median prison sentence numbers passed down for those judges ranged from 0.1 months to 36.0 months, putting Judge Hogan's median prison sentence of 44.0 months at the higher end of the range. The median prison sentence for the whole District of Washington, D.C. during that time was 24.0 months.
Born 1938 in Washington, DC
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 10, 1982, to a seat vacated by William B. Bryant; Confirmed by the Senate on August 20, 1982, and received commission on August 20, 1982. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2008.
Georgetown University, A.B., 1960
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1966
Law clerk, Hon. William B. Jones, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1966-1967
Counsel, Federal Commission on Reform of Federal Criminal Laws, 1967-1968
Private practice, Rockville, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., 1968-1981
Assistant professor, Potomac School of Law, 1977-1979
Private practice, Chevy Chase, Maryland and Washington, D.C., 1981-1982
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1986-1992
Director, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, 2011-
Program Areas of Cases Handled
Cases disposed of by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan for the past five years fell into a number of broad categories. The lead category for these cases was Withheld by Govt from TRAC accounting for 58.5% of cases.
Other major categories with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan over the past five years were: Narcotics/Drugs (18.3%), Other (13.4%), White Collar Crime (7.3%).
Lead Investigative Agencies in Cases Handled
The lead investigative agency that referred cases disposed of by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan for the past five years was the Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation. It accounted for 45.1% of all cases.
Other agencies with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan over the past five years were: Other - District of Columbia (20.7%), Other (13.4%), Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration (12.2%), Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement (3.7%).
Agency Judge District US Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation 45.1% 35.5% 13.9% More Other - District of Columbia 20.7% 28.2% 0.3% More Other 13.4% 16.4% 1.6% More Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration 12.2% 2.3% 16.3% More Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement 3.7% 3.6% 20.2% Homeland Security - Secret Service (formerly Treasury) 1.2% 3.0% 2.8% Justice - US Marshals Service 1.2% 0.2% 0.9% Labor 1.2% 0.5% 0.3% Treasury - Internal Revenue Service 1.2% 0.5% 1.4%
Table 3: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Lead Charges in Cases Handled
The lead charge with the most cases disposed of by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan for the past five years was "Withheld by govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending)". It accounted for 58.5% of all cases.
Other lead charges with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan over the past five years were: "21 USC 841 - Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A" (14.6%), "18 USC 2422 - Transport for sex - Coercion and enticement" (4.9%), "21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy" (4.9%).
Lead Charge Judge District US Not specified 58.5% 44.1% 6.2% More 21 USC 841 - Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A 14.6% 14.2% 15.0% More 18 USC 2422 - Transport for sex - Coercion and enticement 4.9% 2.0% 0.2% 21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy 4.9% 4.4% 10.7% 18 USC 1344 - Bank Fraud 2.4% 1.6% 1.2% 18 USC 2339A - Providing material support to terrorists 2.4% 0.1% 0.0% 08 USC 1326 - Reentry of deported alien 1.2% 2.6% 25.1% 18 USC 472 - Uttering counterfeit obligations or securities 1.2% 0.2% 0.3% 18 USC 1343 - Fraud by wire, radio, or television 1.2% 1.2% 0.8% 18 USC 2113 - Bank robbery and incidental crimes 1.2% 2.0% 1.6%
Table 4: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Thomas Francis Hogan's Cases
Case Def. Sentence (Months) Sentencing Date Program Category 1 1 120.00 09/07/12 Bank Robbery Details 2 1 84.00 08/21/12 Drugs-Organized Crime Task Force Details 3 1 6.00 08/17/12 Fraud-Intellectual Property Violations Details 4 1 24.00 06/06/12 Withheld by Govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending) Details
Table 5: Individual Cases and Defendants Disposed of in Current Fiscal Year