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Title: State Court Organization 1998
Series: BJS Full Reports
Author(s): David B. Rottman ; Carol R. Flango ; Melissa T. Cantrell ; Randall Hansen ; Nell LaFountain
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 06/2000
Page Count: 379
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 98-BJ-CX-K002
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Document: Text PDF 
Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents detailed comparative data about State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract: Topics covered include the number of courts and judges; judicial selection; governance of court systems, including judicial funding, administration, staffing and procedures; jury qualification and verdict rules; and processing and sentencing procedures of criminal cases. Court structure diagrams summarize the key features of each State's court organization. This volume is the fourth release in a series from this data collection.
Main Term(s): Court structure
Index Term(s): Appellate courts ; Judge selection ; Sentencing/Sanctions ; Federal courts ; State courts ; Juries ; State-by-state analyses ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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