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NCJ Number: 30902 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: WISCONSIN APPELLATE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE STUDY - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
United States of America
Project Director: J E MUELLER
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 197
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Wisconsin Council on Criminal Justice
Madison, WI 53702
Publication Number: R0021
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT OF A STUDY TO FIND WAYS TO EXPEDITE THE HANDLING OF APPEALS IN WISCONSON WHILE PRESERVING TRADITIONAL VALUES OF COLLEGIALITY AND DELIBERATION.
Abstract: INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED WITH WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT SUPPORT STAFF, THE STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER, THE ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, STATE BAR EXECUTIVES, AND SEVERAL ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN APPELLATE PRACTICE. WISCONSIN'S CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY PROVISIONS AND THE RULES OF COURT WERE ALSO EXAMINED. THE REPORT RECOUNTS EACH SEPARATE PROCESS AND PERSONNEL FUNCTION FROM THE TIME OF TRIAL COURT DECISION TO COMPLETION OF APPELLATE REVIEW BY THE SUPREME COURT. A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF TIME PERIODS IN THE APPELLATE PROCESS IS INCLUDED. SUGGESTIONS FOR PROCEDURAL CHANGES ARE DERIVED FROM RECOMMENDATIONS OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS OF STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES AND STAFF.
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Court delays; Court reorganization; Efficiency; Evaluation; Operations research; Wisconsin
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