Judge Rosemary M. Collyer
September 2012: Median Prison Sentence
District Court - Washington, D.C.
Lead Charge: 21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy
Judge Rosemary M. Collyer didn't dispose of any cases in the District of Washington, D.C. in the current fiscal year (2012) and disposed of 3 cases in the previous year.
Over the last five years, the median prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Collyer was 66.0 months. This was 29.4% higher than the 51.0 months typical in Washington, D.C. and 10.0% higher than the 60.0 months median prison sentence for the nation. Judge Rosemary M. Collyer sentenced 10 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 Collyer'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 11 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 0.0 months to 618.0 months, putting Judge Collyer's median prison sentence of 66.0 months at the higher end of the range. The median prison sentence for the whole District of Washington, D.C. during that time was 51.0 months.
Born 1945 in Port Chester, MD
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by George W. Bush on , to a seat vacated by Thomas Penfield Jackson; Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 15, 2002.
Trinity College, B.A., 1968
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1977
Private practice, Colorado, 1977-1981
Chairman, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, 1981-1984
General counsel, National Labor Relations Board, 1984-1989
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1989-2002
Program Areas of Cases Handled
Cases disposed of by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer for the past five years fell into a number of broad categories. The lead category for these cases was Narcotics/Drugs accounting for 100.0% of cases.
Program Area Judge District US Narcotics/Drugs 100.0% 98.7% 97.1% More
Table 2: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Lead Investigative Agencies in Cases Handled
The lead investigative agency that referred cases disposed of by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer for the past five years was the Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation. It accounted for 90.0% of all cases.
Other agencies with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer over the past five years were: Other (10.0%).
Number of Defendants in Judge Rosemary M. Collyer's Cases
Judge Rosemary M. Collyer didn't handle any convictions of this type in the current fiscal year 2012.