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NCJ Number: 67491 Find in a Library
Title: GEORGIA ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS - 6TH ANNUAL REPORT, JULY 1978-JUNE 1979
Corporate Author: Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Editor(s): M P A CARPENTER
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts
Atlanta, GA 30334
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ANNUAL REPORT REVIEWS THE ACTIVITIES OF GEORGIA'S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (AOC) FOR THE PERIOD FROM JULY 1978 THROUGH JUNE 1979. JUDICIAL WORK OF THE COURTS AND JUDICIAL AGENCIES ARE SUMMARIZED.
Abstract: THE AOC CONTINUED TO CARRY OUT ITS BASIC RESEARCH FUNCTION--COLLECTING DATA ON THE COURTS AND THEIR WORK--AND ASSISTED COURTS IN MAKING IMPROVEMENTS IN SUCH AREAS AS JURY MANAGEMENT, RECORDKEEPING, FACILITIES, CASEFLOW, AND THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TO COURT OPERATIONS. IT PREPARED A NUMBER OF NEW PUBLICATIONS: A BENCHBOOK FOR PROBATE COURT JUDGES, A MANUAL FOR SUPERIOR COURT CLERKS, A HANDBOOK FOR JURY COMMISSIONERS, A SALARY SURVEY OF THE STATE'S TRIAL COURT PERSONNEL, AND A DIRECTORY OF TRAFFIC COURT JUDGES. WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING JUDICIAL EDUCATION, THE AOC CONDUCTED 21 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, PROVIDING TRAINING TO 1,159 JUDGES AND OTHER COURT PERSONNEL. IT ALSO WORKED WITH THE JUDICIAL PLANNING COMMITTEE OF THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF GEORGIA IN DEVELOPING PLANS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COURT SYSTEM, AND ASSISTED THE GEORGIA COUNCIL OF JUVENILE COURT JUDGES IN DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING AN AUTOMATED STATEWIDE INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE JUVENILE COURTS. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE JUDICIAL PLANNING COMMITTEE AND OTHER JUDICIAL AGENCIES ARE DESCRIBED AND AN ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNCIL OF JUVENILE COURT JUDGES IS INCLUDED. TABLES, GRAPHS, CHARTS, MAPS, AND THE NAMES OF COMMISSION MEMBERS ARE GIVEN. THE GEORGIA COURT REPORTING ACT AND RELATED STATUTES ARE APPENDED ALONG WITH INFORMATION CONCERNING JUDICIAL PERSONNEL CHANGES AND FUNDING. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Court management; Georgia (USA); Judicial educational programs; State courts; State judicial councils
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