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Title: JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS - ANNUAL REPORT, 1976 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Corporate Author: Arkansas Judicial Dept
Office of the Executive Secretary
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 98
Sponsoring Agency: Arkansas Judicial Dept
Little Rock, AR 72201
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DATA ON CASE DISPOSITIONS DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1976 ARE PROVIDED BY THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT FOR THE STATE'S SUPREME COURT, ITS GENERAL JURISDICTION COURTS AND LIMITED JURISICTION COURTS.
Abstract: DATA ON THE ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT INCLUDE 1976 CASE DISPOSITIONS BY TYPE OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CASE, NUMBER OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PETITIONS BY TYPE OF PETITION AND RELIEF GRANTED, NUMBER AND TYPE OF MOTIONS ACTED ON (EXCLUDING EXTENSIONS OF TIME), MOTIONS GRANTING EXTENSIONS OF TIME, AND NUMBER OF CIVIL DECISIONS BY TYPE. AN ACCOMPANYING TEXT PROVIDES DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE RESULTS OF A JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT TIME SURVEY, WHICH RECORDED THE AMOUNT OF TIME REQUIRED FOR SELECTED CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CASES TO BE PROCESSED THROUGH THE COURT SYSTEM. THE NUMBER OF CASES FILED, CASES TERMINATED, AND CASES PENDING ARE GRAPHICALLY AND TABULARLY DEPICTED FOR THE THREE TYPES OF ARKANSAS GENERAL JURISDICTION COURTS: CIRCUIT COURTS, CHANCERY COURTS, AND PROBATE COURTS. COURT OFFICIALS ARE LISTED. TABLES 14 AND 15 CONSIST OF SUMMARY DATA ON COURT CASES PENDING, FILED, TERMINATED, AND AGE OF CASES PENDING FOR JUDICIAL AND CHANCERY CIRCUITS. JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DATA ARE FURTHER DIVIDED BY CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CASES, AND CHANCERY COURT DATA ARE DELINEATED BY EQUITY, DOMESTIC RELATIONS, RECIPROCALS 'IN,' AND RECIPROCALS 'OUT.' TABLE 16 PROVIDES DATA ON THE NUMBER OF GUARDIANSHIPS, ALCOHOLICS AND MENTAL CASES, ADOPTION CASES, AND MISCELLANEOUS CASES HANDLED BY THE PROBATE COURTS FOR EACH CIRCUIT AND COUNTY. INFORMATION ON COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION INCLUDE SUMMARY DATA ON CASE DISPOSITIONS AND LISTS OF COURT OFFICIALS FOR COUNTY COURTS, COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS, MUNICIPAL COURTS, CITY COURTS, POLICE COURTS, AND JUSTICES OF THE PEACE COURTS. TABLES, GRAPHS, AND MAPS ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Arkansas; Dispositions; State courts
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