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NCJ Number: 168040 Find in a Library
Title: District of Columbia Courts Annual Report, 1996
Corporate Author: District of Columbia Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 125
Sponsoring Agency: District of Columbia Courts
Washington, DC 20001
Sale Source: District of Columbia Courts
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the structure and activities of the courts of the District of Columbia in 1996 and presents financial data and statistics on case activity and dispositions during the year.
Abstract: An overview explains the role and activities of the policy making organization, the Joint Committee on Judicial Administration and describes the organization of the District of Columbia Courts. Information is also presented regarding revenue and disbursements for the courts, significant decisions of the Court of Appeals in 1996, and filings and dispositions in the Court of Appeals. Statistics are also presented for superior court case activity, caseload trends for 1992-96, criminal cases, civil cases, family cases, probate cases, dispute resolution for small claims and other cases, the activity of the domestic violent unit, activity related to child abuse and adult and juvenile supervision, and transcript production from audio tapes and by court reporters. Figures, tables, and photographs
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): District of Columbia
Note: US Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics State Court Report
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