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There are two sources of data on federal court activity referenced in this section:

  • The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), which provides information on federal defendants receiving pretrial detention hearings and statuses, adjudication, and sentencing.
  • The U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC), which provides information on federal defendants sentenced under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.

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Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables Provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.
  PDF (2.7M) | ASCII file (65K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 67K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
  PDF (2.6M) | ASCII file (43K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 65K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–12 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
  PDF (3.7M) | ASCII file (59k) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 50K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
  PDF (4.3M) | ASCII file (67K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 183K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 - Statistical Tables Describes criminal case processing in the federal justice system, including arrest and booking through sentencing and corrections.
  PDF (3.5M) | ASCII file (87K) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 88K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

Immigration Offenders in the Federal Justice System, 2010 Presents data on criminal and civil immigration violations handled by the federal justice system over the last decade.
  Press Release | PDF (1.8M) | ASCII file (23K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 67K)

Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
  Press Release | PDF (835K) | ASCII file (42K) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 36K)
Part of the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 - Statistical Tables FEDERAL IMMIGRATION ARRESTS INCREASED ALONG U.S.-MEXICO BORDER BETWEEN 2005 AND 2009
  Press Release
Part of the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 FEDERAL IMMIGRATION ARRESTS INCREASED ALONG U.S.-MEXICO BORDER BETWEEN 2005 AND 2009
  Press Release
Part of the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics Series

Federal Justice Statistics, 2008- Statistical Tables Describes criminal case processing in the federal justice system, including arrest and booking through sentencing and corrections.
  Print version (PDF 1.4M) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 62K) | Methodology (PDF 28K) | Additional Information about the Data (PDF 25K) | Data source agency - Data files (PDF 20K) | Glossary (PDF 90K)
Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series