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Federal Prosecution Data for August 2010 Released
(15 Nov 2010) Federal criminal prosecutions totaled 13,122 for the month of August according to the most recent data released by the Department of Justice. This figure is essentially unchanged from the previous month, and is just 1.5 percent higher than a year ago. The most frequently reported lead charge in US District Courts was 8 USC 1326 for reentry of deported aliens, which accounted for 2,139 of these prosecutions. The next most common statute cited was 21 USC 841, which deals with penalties for manufacturing, possessing and distributing illegal drugs, for which 1,028 prosecutions were recorded.

For the latest information on prosecutions and convictions so far in FY 2010, go to:

http://trac.syr.edu/tracreports/bulletins/
TRAC offers free reports on program categories such as immigration, drugs and white collar crime as well as reports on the enforcement activities of selected government agencies such as the DHS, FBI, DEA and IRS.

Even more detailed criminal enforcement information for the period from FY 1986 through August 2010 is available to TRACFED subscribers via the Express, Going Deeper and Analyzer tools. Go to http://tracfed.syr.edu for more information. Customized reports for a specific agency, district, program, lead charge or judge are available via the TRAC Data Interpreter, either as part of a TRACFED subscription or on a per-report basis. Go to http://trac.syr.edu/interpreter to start.

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