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NCJ Number: 166733 Find in a Library
Title: Annual Report of the Tennessee Judiciary, Fiscal Year 1995- 96
Corporate Author: Tennessee Supreme Court
Admin Office of the Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 171
Sponsoring Agency: Tennessee Supreme Court
Nashville, TN 37243
Sale Source: Tennessee Supreme Court
Admin Office of the Courts
Suite 600, Nashville City Ctr
511 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37243
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents narrative descriptive information and statistics on the work and programs of the Tennessee judicial system for fiscal year 1995-96.
Abstract: After a review of the operations of the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, an overview of the Tennessee judicial system is provided. Information and statistics are then presented on the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, and the Court of Criminal Appeals. Court personnel are listed, along with data on case filings and dispositions. A section on the year in review focuses on work in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, the addition of capital case attorneys, and cameras in the court. A portion of the report describes the activities of the SCALES (Supreme Court's Advancing Legal Education for Students) project, which is a program to educate students about the judicial branch of government. Filing and disposition data are provided for the chancery, circuit, and criminal courts by district and county. Statistics are presented for damages and torts cases and domestic-violence cases. A glossary of legal terms is included.
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Court management; Court structure; State courts; Tennessee
Note: BJS State Court Report
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