Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie
September 2012: Average Prison Sentence
District Court - New York East
Referring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
For all cases disposed of in the current fiscal year (2012) that were credited to Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie in the Eastern District of New York, the average prison sentence was 28.3 months, when looking only at cases referred by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During the current fiscal year, Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie has sentenced 4 defendants compared with 6 defendants during the twelve months of the previous fiscal year.
Over the last five years, the average prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Dearie was 60.8 months. This was 1.0% higher than the 60.2 months typical in New York East and 21.5% lower than the 77.4 months average prison sentence for the nation. Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie sentenced 65 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 Dearie'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 25 other judges in the Eastern District of New York with information on convictions during that period. Average prison sentence numbers passed down for those judges ranged from 24.6 months to 121.3 months, putting Judge Dearie's average prison sentence of 60.8 months at the higher end of the range. The average prison sentence for the whole Eastern District of New York during that time was 60.2 months.
Born 1944 in Rockville Center, NY
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 3, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333; Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1986, and received commission on March 19, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2007-2011. Assumed senior status on April 3, 2011.
Fairfield University, B.A., 1966
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1969
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1971, 1977-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1971-1977, 1980-1982; chief, Appeals Division, 1971-1974; chief, General Crimes Section, 1974-1976; chief, Criminal Division, 1976-1977; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1977;
chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1980-1982
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1982-1986
Program Areas of Cases Handled
Cases disposed of by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie for the past five years fell into a number of broad categories. The lead category for these cases was Organized Crime accounting for 49.2% of cases.
Other major categories with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie over the past five years were: Other (18.5%), Narcotics/Drugs (13.8%), White Collar Crime (10.8%), Withheld by Govt from TRAC (6.2%).
Lead Charges in Cases Handled
The lead charge with the most cases disposed of by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie for the past five years was "18 USC 1962 - RICO - prohibited activities". It accounted for 35.4% of all cases.
Other lead charges with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie over the past five years were: "18 USC 1958 - Interstate commerce facilities - murder for hire" (12.3%), "18 USC 924 - Firearms; Penalties" (9.2%), "18 USC 2113 - Bank robbery and incidental crimes" (6.2%), "21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy" (6.2%), "21 USC 963 - Attempt and conspiracy" (6.2%), "Withheld by govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending)" (6.2%), "18 USC 1347 - Health Care Fraud" (4.6%), "18 USC 371 - Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud US" (3.1%), "18 USC 1341 - Mail Fraud - Frauds and swindles" (3.1%).
Lead Charge Judge District US 18 USC 1962 - RICO - prohibited activities 35.4% 7.7% 0.9% More 18 USC 1958 - Interstate commerce facilities - murder for hire 12.3% 0.8% 0.2% 18 USC 924 - Firearms; Penalties 9.2% 0.9% 0.4% 18 USC 2113 - Bank robbery and incidental crimes 6.2% 3.5% 11.0% 21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy 6.2% 11.3% 11.0% 21 USC 963 - Attempt and conspiracy 6.2% 0.8% 0.1% Not specified 6.2% 10.6% 10.6% 18 USC 1347 - Health Care Fraud 4.6% 1.7% 1.4% 18 USC 371 - Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud US 3.1% 6.6% 3.0% 18 USC 1341 - Mail Fraud - Frauds and swindles 3.1% 2.5% 3.8%
Table 3: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie's Cases
Case Def. Sentence (Months) Sentencing Date Program Category 1 1 37.00 03/27/12 Fraud-Health Care Details 2 1 0.01 03/23/12 Drugs-Organized Crime Task Force Details 3 1 0.01 03/14/12 Organized Crime-Traditional Organization Details 4 1 76.00 02/01/12 Bank Robbery Details
Table 4: Individual Cases and Defendants Disposed of in Current Fiscal Year