Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Calm Before the Storm? Over 9000 Sealed Indictments in Federal Courts
What the hell is going on? As of Dec. 22, 2017, there were 9,294 sealed indictments in federal courts . This includes 1,224 in the central district of California, which includes Los Angeles; 194 in Washington; and 248 in the southern district of New York. It also includes 225 for the southern District of Indiana which does not begin to compare population wise with any of the aforementioned jurisdictions. These data are collected by researchers and gathered from the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service of the federal judiciary. More.