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NCJ Number: 170636 Find in a Library
Title: Courts of Nebraska 1997: Annual Caseload Report
Corporate Author: Nebraska Supreme Court
United States of America
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 36
Sponsoring Agency: Nebraska Supreme Court
Lincoln, NE 68509
Sale Source: Nebraska Supreme Court
Capitol Building
1445 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68509
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The annual report of the Nebraska court system for 1997 presents caseload statistics for the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, district and county courts in the State's 12 judicial districts, and juvenile courts.
Abstract: Statistics show the Nebraska Supreme Court disposed of 305 cases and the Court of Appeals disposed of 1,111 cases in 1997. District courts handled 37,733 cases: 6,733 criminal cases, 50 habeas corpus cases, 7,505 regular civil cases, 22,069 domestic relations cases, and 1,376 appellate actions. County courts handled 178,170 misdemeanor/traffic ordinance cases, 105,850 misdemeanor/nontraffic ordinance cases, 10,282 felony cases, 53,140 civil cases, 10,849 small claims cases, 6,396 probate/inheritance tax cases, 864 adoption cases, and 6,473 cases. Juvenile courts in three counties disposed of 4,566 cases in 1997, a significant increase over the 2,388 cases in 1988.
Main Term(s): Court annual reports
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Caseloads; County courts; Court case flow; Court statistics; Juvenile courts; Nebraska; State courts; State supreme courts
Note: BJS State Court Report
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