Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie
September 2012: Average Prison Sentence
District Court - New York East
Referring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Lead Charge: 18 USC 1962 - RICO - prohibited activities
Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie didn't dispose of any cases in the Eastern District of New York in the current fiscal year (2012) and disposed of 3 cases in the previous year.
Over the last five years, the average prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Dearie was 38.0 months. This was 22.9% higher than the 30.9 months typical in New York East and 68.0% lower than the 118.8 months average prison sentence for the nation. Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie sentenced 23 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 14 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 0.0 months to 180.0 months, putting Judge Dearie's average prison sentence of 38.0 months at the higher end of the range. The average prison sentence for the whole Eastern District of New York during that time was 30.9 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 91.3% of cases.
Other major categories with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie over the past five years were: White Collar Crime (8.7%).
Program Area Judge District US Organized Crime 91.3% 90.6% 55.9% More White Collar Crime 8.7% 3.5% 2.8%
Table 2: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie's Cases
Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie didn't handle any convictions of this type in the current fiscal year 2012.