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Title: Reports of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference of the United States Held in Washington, D.C. and Asheville, North Carolina, March 12, 1991 and September 23-24, 1991 and Annual Report of the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, 1991
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 380
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents reports on two 1991 conferences as well as the 1991 annual report and statistical data regarding case processing in appellate and Federal district courts in the United States.
Abstract: Issues considered during the conferences included the use of cameras in the courtroom, videoconferencing, filing by facsimile, the automation of bankruptcy courts, and other uses of technology in courts. The conferences also focused on legal issues related to Federal and State jurisdiction, judicial ethics, salaries, judge positions, court facilities, drug treatment and aftercare, and court administration. The annual report notes a 3-percent increase in appeals filed in the 12 regional courts of appeals in 1991, a 5-percent decrease in civil case filings, a 4-percent decrease in criminal case filings, and a 21-percent increase in bankruptcy filings. Tables, figures, and photographs
Main Term(s): Court procedures; Court statistics
Index Term(s): Court reform
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