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Federal Criminal Case Processing, 1982-93 With Preliminary Data for 1994

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Date Published
May 1996
31 pages
Data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics database are tabulated for the 1982-1994 period on suspects in criminal matters, defendants in cases terminated in U.S. district courts, defendants in cases disposed of by U.S. magistrates, offenders convicted in cases terminated in U.S. district courts, and released prisoners with U.S. district court sentences.

This annual report, the sixth in the BJS series, presents data describing Federal criminal case prosecution, adjudication, and sentencing, as well as time served by Federal offenders. Data are presented for 1982 through 1993, with preliminary data for 1994. The report is of interest to researchers and policymakers concerned with the processing of defendants throughout the Federal system. This report was prepared by the Urban Institute.

Date Published: May 1, 1996