Judge Michael W. Mosman
September 2012: Median Prison Sentence
District Court - Oregon
Lead Charge: Withheld by govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending)
For all cases disposed of in the current fiscal year (2012) that were credited to Judge Michael W. Mosman in the District of Oregon, the median prison sentence was 0.0 months, when looking only at cases with a lead charge of "Withheld by govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending)". During the current fiscal year, Judge Michael W. Mosman has sentenced one defendant compared with 6 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 Mosman was 51.5 months. This was 43.1% higher than the 36.0 months typical in Oregon and 7.3% higher than the 48.0 months median prison sentence for the nation. Judge Michael W. Mosman sentenced 18 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 Mosman'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 8 other judges in the District of Oregon with information on convictions during that period. Median prison sentence numbers passed down for those judges ranged from 19.5 months to 85.0 months, putting Judge Mosman's median prison sentence of 51.5 months at the higher end of the range. The median prison sentence for the whole District of Oregon during that time was 36.0 months.
Born 1956 in Eugene, OR
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 8, 2003, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Jones; Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 2003, and received commission on September 26, 2003.
Ricks College, A.B., 1979
Utah State University, B.S., 1981
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 1984
Law clerk, Hon. Malcolm Wilkey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1984-1985
Private practice, 1985
Law clerk, Justice Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1985-1986
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1986-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Oregon, 1988-2001
U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, 2001-2003
Program Areas of Cases Handled
Cases disposed of by Judge Michael W. Mosman for the past five years fell into a number of broad categories. The lead category for these cases was Withheld by Govt from TRAC accounting for 100.0% of cases.
Program Area Judge District US Not specified 100.0% 98.3% 99.2% More
Table 2: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Lead Investigative Agencies in Cases Handled
The lead investigative agency that referred cases disposed of by Judge Michael W. Mosman for the past five years was the Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration. It accounted for 44.4% of all cases.
Other agencies with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Michael W. Mosman over the past five years were: Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement (11.1%), Justice - Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (formerly Treasury) (11.1%), Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation (11.1%), Other - State/Local Authorities (11.1%), Agriculture (5.6%), Interior (5.6%).
Agency Judge District US Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration 44.4% 41.0% 34.1% Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement 11.1% 8.1% 7.2% Justice - Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (formerly Treasury) 11.1% 9.2% 12.9% Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation 11.1% 21.4% 23.8% Other - State/Local Authorities 11.1% 7.5% 6.4% Agriculture 5.6% 0.6% 0.4% Interior 5.6% 2.3% 0.5%
Table 3: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Michael W. Mosman's Cases
Case Def. Sentence (Months) Sentencing Date Program Category 1 1 0.00 06/04/12 Withheld by Govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending) Details
Table 4: Individual Cases and Defendants Disposed of in Current Fiscal Year