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Title: Comparative Outline of Basic Appellate Court Structure and Procedures in the United States, 1978
Author(s): W J Kramer
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 302
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The purpose of this revised and updated publication is to provide comparative information regarding appellate courts to clerks, judges, legislators, and rulemaking bodies so that policies and procedures can be compared among States.
Abstract: The material is presented for the 50 States in alphabetical order and for the District of Columbia. The information is topically coded for convenience and identifies such major subject areas as trial courts; intermediate appellate courts; highest appellate court; jurisdiction, caseload, and staffing; rules of appellate procedure; outline of basic appellate procedures; recordkeeping; appointment of counsel in criminal appeals; and miscellanous topics. Further subdivisions of these topics are also provided in code and entered adjacent to the appropriate sections of text. Some tabular data appear in the text. Comparative summary tables are appended.
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Capital investment; Court structure; State-by-state analyses
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