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Title: NEW JERSEY ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COURTS - ANNUAL REPORT, 1978-79
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 145
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts
Trenton, NJ 08625
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts
Statistical Services Unit
State House Annex Cn 037
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: JUDICIAL ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN NEW JERSEY FOR THE YEAR ENDING AUGUST 31, 1979, ARE DESCRIBED, AND A STATISTICAL SUPPLEMENT IS INCLUDED FOR USE BY JUDGES, JUDICIAL STAFF, INTERESTED CITIZENS, AND PLANNING GROUPS.
Abstract: SUMMARIES NARRATE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES DURING HIS TENURE, DECEMBER 18, 1973 THROUGH AUGUST 9, 1979. INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ARE DESCRIBED IN THE AREAS OF JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, MATRIMONIAL LITIGATION, ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE, TRIAL ATTORNEY CERTIFICATION, ATTORNEY ADVERTISING, AND CAMERA COVERAGE. CONSIDERATION IS GIVEN TO THE COURT UNIFICATION PROJECT, SENTENCING DISPARITY RESEARCH, JUDICIAL EDUCATION, JURY MANAGEMENT, PROBATION AND STATISTICAL SERVICES, AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES. AN ORGANIZATIONAL CHART DEPICTS THE COURT SYSTEMS, AND CHARTS AND GRAPHIC INFORMATION ILLUSTRATE CASELOAD TRENDS AND THE COSTS OF OPERATING THE COURTS. PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NARRATIVE COVERAGE PROVIDE INFORMATION ON SUPREME COURT COMMITTEES AND FEDERAL COURTS IN THE STATE. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR CONTINUING REFORMS TO ASSURE AND IMPROVE EFFICIENT AND ECONOMICAL JUDICIAL SERVICE FOR THE PUBLIC. THE STATISTICAL DIGEST SUMMARIZES CASELOAD ACTIVITY IN EACH COURT FOR THE 1978-79 YEAR, AND DRAWS CONCLUSIONS FOR THE VARIOUS COURT LEVELS. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Court reform; Court statistics; Court structure; New Jersey; State courts
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