Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie
September 2012: Average Prison Sentence

District Court - New York East
Lead Charge: 21 USC 841 - Drug Abuse Prevention & Control-Prohibited acts A
Program Area: Narcotics/Drugs

Show Details   Judge Compared
To District
To U.S.
Latest Fiscal Year - - -
Previous Fiscal Year 44.0 - -
Past 5 Years 55.5 12.6% -20.9%
Percent not reported where cases too few to provide
meaningful comparison.

Table 1: Current and 5 Year
Average Prison Sentence Comparison

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 55.5 months. This was 12.6% higher than the 49.3 months typical in New York East and 20.9% lower than the 70.2 months average prison sentence for the nation. Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie sentenced 10 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 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 25 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 14.3 months to 310.3 months, putting Judge Dearie's average prison sentence of 55.5 months at the higher end of the range. The average prison sentence for the whole Eastern District of New York during that time was 49.3 months.

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Figure 2: Detailed Comparison among Judges for the Eastern District of New York

Professional Biography

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

Professional Career:
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

Lead Investigative Agencies in Cases Handled

The lead investigative agency that referred cases disposed of by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie for the past five years was the Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration. It accounted for 60.0% of all cases.

Other agencies with substantial numbers of cases that were disposed by Judge Raymond Joseph Dearie over the past five years were: Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation (20.0%), Other - USAO District Transfer (10.0%), Other (10.0%).

Agency Judge District US  
Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration 60.0% 33.9% 49.8%  
Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation 20.0% 33.2% 10.0%  
Other - USAO District Transfer 10.0% 0.4% 0.2%  
Other 10.0% 17.7% 2.7%  

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.