Politics

Federal criminal prosecutions fall to lowest level in nearly two decades

Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against 77,152 defendants in fiscal year 2016. That’s a decline of 25% since fiscal 2011.

Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against 77,152 defendants in fiscal year 2016. That’s a decline of 25% since fiscal 2011.

Originally posted here:

Federal criminal prosecutions fall to lowest level in nearly two decades