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NCJ Number: 170367 Find in a Library
Title: Judiciary, State of Hawaii, Annual Report July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997
Corporate Author: Hawaii State Supreme Court
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 58
Sponsoring Agency: Hawaii State Supreme Court
Honolulu, HI 96813
Sale Source: Hawaii State Supreme Court
Aliiolani Hale
417 South King
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report on Hawaii's judiciary covering the period from July 1996 to June 1997 illustrates the structure of the court system, highlights judicial accomplishments during the year, and tabulates court statistics.
Abstract: Hawaii's judiciary includes the Supreme Court and other appeal courts, circuit courts, family courts, and district courts. Legislative priorities for the court system focus on judicial salaries, additional judges, court security, capital improvement projects, and the appellate mediation program. Judicial accomplishments concern to alternatives to incarceration, juvenile and domestic violence programs, mediation-mentoring in schools to promote problem-solving behavior, and document imaging and other automation improvements. Courts of appeal and trial courts are briefly described, and caseload data are tabulated. Support services and financial resources associated with Hawaii's judicial system are noted. Tables, figures, and photographs
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Appellate courts; Automated court systems; Caseloads; Citizen gun use; Computer aided operations; Court case flow; Court structure; Domestic assault prevention; Family courts; Hawaii; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; Mediation; State courts; State supreme courts; Trial courts; Violence prevention
Note: BJS State Court Report
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