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Title: NATIONAL CENTER FOR STATE COURTS - ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE KING COUNTY DISTRICT COURTS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
Western Regional Office
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 165
Sponsoring Agency: King County
Guthrie, TX
National Ctr for State Courts
San Francisco, CA 94108
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT EVALUATES THE OPERATIONS OF THE KING COUNTY COURTS WITH RESPECT TO PERSONNEL, ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES, AND FACILITIES, AND MAKES A SERIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THESE OPERATIONS.
Abstract: THE REPORT OPENS WITH A SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE OPERATION OF THE KING COUNTY DISTRICT COURTS. THE ANALYSIS, WITH RECOMMENDATIONS, OF THE COURTS' OPERATIONS IS THEN PRESENTED. AMONG THE SUBSTANTIVE AREAS OF STUDY COVERED IN THE ANALYSIS WERE THE NEED TO REDISTRICT THE COURTS, METHODOLOGIES FOR DETERMINING JUDICIAL AND NON-JUDICIAL STAFFING REQUIREMENTS, COURT ORGANIZATION INCLUDING THE ADVISABILITY OF A PRESIDING JUDGE SYSTEM, STATISTICAL REPORTING FORMS AND REGULATIONS, CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES, PHYSICAL FACILITIES, REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES, AND COURT RULES. THE APPENDED MATERIALS INCLUDE METHODOLOGIES FOR PROJECTING CASELOADS, DEVELOPING A WEIGHTED CASELOAD SYSTEM, AND DETERMINING NON-JUDICIAL STAFFING REQUIREMENTS; PERSONNEL CLASSIFICATIONS; FLOW CHARTS OUTLINING THE CASE PROCESSING SYSTEM IN A SELECTED COURT; AND DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE BUSINESS OF THE COURTS FROM 1971 TO 1974. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Court case flow management; Court personnel; Court records; Court reorganization; Court rules; Court statistics; Court system; Evaluation; Facilities; Management; Washington
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