Judge Thomas Francis Hogan
September 2012: Average Prison Sentence

District Court - Washington, D.C.
Referring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Program Area: Withheld by Govt from TRAC

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To District
To U.S.
Latest Fiscal Year - - -
Previous Fiscal Year 77.6 -52.0% -9.5%
Past 5 Years 130.0 10.1% 50.7%
Percent not reported where cases too few to provide
meaningful comparison.

Table 1: Current and 5 Year
Average Prison Sentence Comparison

Judge Thomas Francis Hogan didn't dispose of any cases in the District of Washington, D.C. in the current fiscal year (2012) and disposed of 10 cases in the previous year.

Over the last five years, the average prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Hogan was 130.0 months. This was 10.1% higher than the 118.1 months typical in Washington, D.C. and 50.7% higher than the 86.3 months average prison sentence for the nation. Judge Thomas Francis Hogan sentenced 28 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.)

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Figure 1: Five Year Comparison of Average Prison Sentence
in Months

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. Average prison sentence numbers passed down for those judges ranged from 16.1 months to 386.5 months, putting Judge Hogan's average prison sentence of 130.0 months at the higher end of the range. The average prison sentence for the whole District of Washington, D.C. during that time was 118.1 months.

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Figure 2: Detailed Comparison among Judges for the District of Washington, D.C.

Professional Biography

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

Professional Career:
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-

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 100.0% of all cases.

Lead Charge Judge District US  
Not specified 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% More

Table 2: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)

Number of Defendants in Judge Thomas Francis Hogan's Cases

Judge Thomas Francis Hogan didn't handle any convictions of this type in the current fiscal year 2012.