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Title: Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2001
Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
Date Published: November 2003
Page Count: 125
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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NCJRS Photocopy Services
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The Urban Institute
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Grant Number: 98-BJ-CX-K015
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Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the Federal criminal justice system.
Abstract: The document includes investigations by United States attorneys, prosecutions and declinations, pretrial release and detention, convictions and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations. Highlights include the following: (1) during 2001, 118,890 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law; (2) during 2001, U.S. Attorneys initiated criminal investigations involving 121,818 suspects and they concluded their investigations of 118,978 suspects; and (3) of 75,275 pretrial cases commenced in 2001, 39 percent were released after either an initial or detention hearing, while 61 percent were detained, and less than 1 percent were dismissed.
Main Term(s): Case processing; Federal criminal justice system
Index Term(s): Caseloads; Court case flow; Court statistics; Federal courts; Federal government; Federal law enforcement agencies
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