Judge Rosemary M. Collyer
September 2012: Average Prison Sentence
District Court - Washington, D.C.
Referring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Program Area: Narcotics/Drugs
Judge Rosemary M. Collyer didn't dispose of any cases in the District of Washington, D.C. in the current fiscal year (2012) and disposed of 4 cases in the previous year.
Over the last five years, the average prison sentence imposed on defendants that were credited to Judge Collyer was 78.3 months. This was 39.1% lower than the 128.6 months typical in Washington, D.C. and 12.1% lower than the 89.0 months average prison sentence for the nation. Judge Rosemary M. Collyer sentenced 15 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 Collyer'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 11 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 0.0 months to 438.0 months, putting Judge Collyer's average prison sentence of 78.3 months at the higher end of the range. The average prison sentence for the whole District of Washington, D.C. during that time was 128.6 months.
Born 1945 in Port Chester, MD
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by George W. Bush on , to a seat vacated by Thomas Penfield Jackson; Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 15, 2002.
Trinity College, B.A., 1968
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1977
Private practice, Colorado, 1977-1981
Chairman, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, 1981-1984
General counsel, National Labor Relations Board, 1984-1989
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1989-2002
Lead Charges in Cases Handled
The lead charge with the most cases disposed of by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer for the past five years was "21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy". It accounted for 60.0% of all cases.
Other lead charges with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer over the past five years were: "Withheld by govt from TRAC (FOIA challenge pending)" (26.7%), "18 USC 1623 - False declarations before grand jury or court" (6.7%), "21 USC 841 - Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A" (6.7%).
Lead Charge Judge District US 21 USC 846 - Attempt and conspiracy 60.0% 65.0% 45.0% Not specified 26.7% 5.0% 0.1% 18 USC 1623 - False declarations before grand jury or court 6.7% 1.3% 0.0% 21 USC 841 - Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A 6.7% 22.5% 44.8%
Table 2: Composition of Cases for the Past Five Years (Top 10)
Number of Defendants in Judge Rosemary M. Collyer's Cases
Judge Rosemary M. Collyer didn't handle any convictions of this type in the current fiscal year 2012.