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Title: OHIO COURTS SUMMARY, 1978
Corporate Author: Ohio Administrative Director of Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 156
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ohio Administrative Director of Courts
Columbus, OH 43215
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF CASE DISPOSITIONS IN 1978 BY LEVEL OF COURT IN OHIO IS PROVIDED IN 74 DATA TABLES.
Abstract: STATISTICAL SUMMARIES OF CASES FILED AND TERMINATED AND DESCRIPTIONS OF LEGAL ORGANIZATION AND JURISDICTION BY LEVEL OF COURT ARE PROVIDED FOR THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF COURTS IN THE OHIO JUDICIAL SYSTEM: (1) THE SUPREME COURT, (2) THE COURT OF APPEALS, (3) THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, (4) THE COURT OF CLAIMS, (5) MUNICIPAL COURTS, AND (6) COUNTY COURTS. THE SECTION ON THE SUPREME COURT PROVIDES FOUR BRIEF TABLES OF DATA ON THE NUMBER OF FILED AND TERMINATED CASES IN THE MERIT, MOTION, AND DISCIPLINARY DOCKETS. DATA ON THE OHIO COURT OF APPEALS INCLUDES TABULAR INFORMATION ON THE NUMBER OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL APPEALS FILED AND TERMINATED IN EACH OF THE 11 APPELLATE DISTRICTS AND STATEWIDE. STATISTICAL DATA ON CASELOADS OF THE COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS ENCOMPASS 22 TABLES DIVIDED INTO FOUR AREAS OF COMMON COURT PLEAS ACTIVITY: GENERAL, DOMESTIC RELATIONS, JUVENILE, AND PROBATE. IN ADDITION TO THE NUMBER AND TYPES OF CASES FILED AND TERMINATED FOR EACH ACTIVITY AREA BY COUNTY AND FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE, DEMOGRAPHIC COMPARISONS ARE MADE BY COUNTY, AND A 3 YEAR CASE FILING AND TERMINATION COMPARISON IS ALSO PROVIDED. A BRIEF SECTION ON THE COURT OF CLAIMS, WHICH HAS EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OVER ALL PERMITTED CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE, IS FOLLOWED BY EXTENSIVE DATA ON THE OHIO MUNICIPAL COURTS. IN ADDITION TO OVERALL TOTALS ON CASE FILINGS AND TERMINATIONS, A SERIES OF TABLES ON MUNICIPAL COURT CRIMINAL CASES INCLUDES BREAKDOWNS FOR FELONIES, MISDEMEANORS, AND TRAFFIC CASES. INFORMATION ON CIVIL CASES IS PRESENTED IN SEPARATE TABLES FOR PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, CONTRACTS, SMALL CLAIMS, FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETENTION, AND OTHER CIVIL CASES. THE SAME TYPE OF TABULAR INFORMATION IS ALSO PROVIDED FOR COUNTY COURTS. GRAPHS ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Court statistics; Ohio
Note: NINETEENTH SUMMARY REPORT - TWENTY-SECOND EDITION
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