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NCJ Number: 159258 Find in a Library
Title: State of Rhode Island Report on the Judiciary, 1994
Corporate Author: Rhode Island Administrative Office of State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: Rhode Island Administrative Office of State Courts
Providence, RI 02903
Sale Source: Rhode Island Administrative Office of State Courts
Licht Judicial Complex
250 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents statistics and information on the significant changes that have occurred in Rhode Island's judicial system during calendar year 1994.
Abstract: A section on court structure describes Rhode Island's unified court system and presents information on judicial budget comparisons. An overview of 1994 achievements in the courts focuses on the Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy Program, crime victim compensation, the Violent Crimes Indemnity Fund, and the State Court Victim Services Unit. Other sections of the report provide information and data on the State Supreme Court, Superior Court, Family Court, District Court, Workers' Compensation Court, Administrative Adjudication Court, and boards and panels. As in prior years, the members of the judiciary processed a record number of cases. Taking into account all courts, more than 200,000 cases were considered and processed by the Rhode Island judicial system. Significant efforts have been made to advance important remedial work, including the recently formed User Friendly Committee, which is designed to make all courts more friendly to litigants, members of the bar, and witnesses. Appended judicial roster, court directory, and statistics on each court's criminal and civil caseflow.
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Court structure; Rhode Island; State court unification; State courts
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