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NCJ Number: NCJ 233606     Find in a Library
Title: Examining the Work of State Courts: An Analysis of 2008 State Court Caseloads
  Document URL: PDF 
Author(s): R. LaFountain ; R. Schauffler ; S. Strickland ; C. Bromage ; S. Gibson ; A. Mason
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
National Court Statistics Project
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 80
  Annotation: This report provides a comprehensive, up-to-date assessment of the work of State courts for 2008.
Abstract: This document from the Court Statistics Project, National Center for State Courts, is a concise, graphically oriented report that provides easy access to State court statistics. The report is interactive, giving users online access to PDF versions of the information. Data for this report were obtained from State court administrators in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data is presented in two main sections: Appellate Courts and Trial Courts. The Appellate Courts section contains data on Appellate Caseloads, Appeal Caseloads, Death Penalty Caseloads, and Original Proceeding/Other Appellate Matter Caseloads. The Trial Courts section contains data on Civil Caseloads, Domestic Relations Caseloads, Criminal Caseloads, Juvenile Caseloads, and Traffic/Violations Caseloads. The report also highlights three States that received awards of excellence for reporting court data: Tennessee – Appellate Courts; Minnesota – Trial Courts, Civil Caseloads; and Arizona – Trial Courts, Traffic/Violations Caseloads. The appendixes contain an Index of States Included in Section Graphics, Court Statistics Project Methodology, and State Court Caseload Statistics. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Appellate courts ; Court records ; Trial courts ; State courts ; National Center for State Courts (NCSC) ; Courts ; BJS grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-BJ-CX-K057
Publication Number: ISBN 978-0-89656-278-6
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
National Court Statistics Project
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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