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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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Title: State Court Organization, 2004
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): David B. Rottman ; Shauna M. Strickland
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 08/2006
Page Count: 329
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report presents detailed comparative data by State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract: Topics covered include: the number of courts and judges; process for judicial selection; governance of court systems, including judicial funding, administration, staffing, and procedures; jury qualifications and verdict rules; and processing and sentencing procedures for criminal cases. Diagrams of court structure summarize the key features of each State’s court organization. Tables, figures
Main Term(s): Court statistics ; State courts
Index Term(s): Appellate courts ; Trial courts ; Court structure
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2003-BJ-CX-K003
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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