Judge Claire V. Eagan
September 2012: Median Prison Sentence
District Court - Oklahoma North
Program Area: White Collar Crime
For all cases disposed of in the current fiscal year (2012) that were credited to Judge Claire V. Eagan in the Northern District of Oklahoma, the median prison sentence was 6.0 months, when looking only at cases falling under the broad category of "White Collar Crime". During the current fiscal year, Judge Claire V. Eagan has sentenced 5 defendants compared with 12 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 Eagan was 6.0 months. This was 50.0% lower than the 12.0 months typical in Oklahoma North and 50.1% lower than the 12.0 months median prison sentence for the nation. Judge Claire V. Eagan sentenced 37 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 Eagan'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 3 other judges in the Northern District of Oklahoma with information on convictions during that period. Median prison sentence numbers passed down for those judges ranged from 12.0 months to 13.5 months, putting Judge Eagan's median prison sentence of 6.0 months at the lower end of the range. The median prison sentence for the whole Northern District of Oklahoma during that time was 12.0 months.
Born 1950 in Bronx, NY
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by George W. Bush on , to a seat vacated by Thomas Rutherford Brett; Confirmed by the Senate on October 23, 2001, and received commission on October 24, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2005-2012.
Trinity College, Washington, DC, B.A., 1972
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Law clerk, Hon. Allen E. Barrow, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1976-1978
Private practice, Oklahoma, 1978-1998
Lead Investigative Agencies in Cases Handled
The lead investigative agency that referred cases disposed of by Judge Claire V. Eagan for the past five years was the Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation. It accounted for 43.2% of all cases.
Other agencies with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Claire V. Eagan over the past five years were: Treasury - Internal Revenue Service (24.3%), Homeland Security - Secret Service (formerly Treasury) (21.6%), Postal Service (5.4%).
Agency Judge District US Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation 43.2% 37.3% 32.5% More Treasury - Internal Revenue Service 24.3% 19.5% 11.2% Homeland Security - Secret Service (formerly Treasury) 21.6% 16.9% 17.4% Postal Service 5.4% 11.9% 11.6% Justice - Other 2.7% 0.8% 1.0% Other - Social Security Administration 2.7% 1.7% 4.9%
Table 2: 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 Claire V. Eagan for the past five years was "18 USC 1344 - Bank Fraud". It accounted for 27.0% of all cases.
Other lead charges with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Claire V. Eagan over the past five years were: "18 USC 1341 - Mail Fraud - Frauds and swindles" (8.1%), "26 USC 7201 - Attempt to evade or defeat tax" (8.1%), "18 USC 656 - Theft/embezzlement/misapplication by bank off, emp" (5.4%), "18 USC 1001 - Fraud/false statements or entries generally" (5.4%), "18 USC 1343 - Fraud by wire, radio, or television" (5.4%), "26 USC 7206 - Fraud and False statements" (5.4%), "State or Territory Provision" (5.4%).
Lead Charge Judge District US 18 USC 1344 - Bank Fraud 27.0% 17.8% 13.0% More 18 USC 1341 - Mail Fraud - Frauds and swindles 8.1% 8.5% 10.2% 26 USC 7201 - Attempt to evade or defeat tax 8.1% 5.9% 2.9% 18 USC 656 - Theft/embezzlement/misapplication by bank off, emp 5.4% 5.1% 1.7% 18 USC 1001 - Fraud/false statements or entries generally 5.4% 5.1% 2.0% 18 USC 1343 - Fraud by wire, radio, or television 5.4% 5.9% 8.5% 26 USC 7206 - Fraud and False statements 5.4% 4.2% 3.1% State or Territory Provision 5.4% 1.7% 0.0% 18 USC 152 - Concealment of assets; false oaths and claims; etc 2.7% 0.8% 0.7% 18 USC 495 - Contracts, deeds, and powers of attorney 2.7% 0.8% 0.0%
Table 3: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Claire V. Eagan's Cases
Case Def. Sentence (Months) Sentencing Date Program Category 1 1 0.00 09/28/12 Fraud-Other Business Details 2 1 48.00 09/14/12 Fraud-Identity Theft-Other Details 3 1 6.00 09/06/12 Fraud-Other Business Details 4 1 57.00 07/30/12 Fraud-Financial Institution Details 5 1 6.00 04/03/12 Fraud-Financial Institution Details
Table 4: Individual Cases and Defendants Disposed of in Current Fiscal Year