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NCJ Number: 78451 Find in a Library
Title: Administrative Office of the Courts - Policy and Procedures Manual
Corporate Author: Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 304
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts
Annapolis, MD 21401
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents an overview of the Maryland court system and outlines the organization of the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts before presenting the various policies and procedures of the office.
Abstract: Committee reports, memoranda, and opinions regarding court reorganization and judicial reform are included, as are procedures concerning the Financial Disclosure Rule. Reports about the judiciary budget and purchasing services are presented, and procedures concerning judicial personnel, education, and training services are provided. Policies address judges' retirement, employee injury, interview and screening procedures, and training guidelines. The development of judicial information systems is covered, with attention to the Maryland judicial system, the supreme bench criminal and juvenile information system, and the Anne Arundel County circuit court information system. Judicial planning services, research, and special projects are also reported, with information on wiretapping and electronic surveillance plans, space planning, a community service project, and other programs. Descriptions are given of the Statistical Auditing Project and the duties of the circuit administrative judge, the legal officer, the State Board of Law Examiners, and the standing committee on rules of practice and procedure. Other personnel procedures and policies are outlined.
Index Term(s): Court management; Court personnel; Court reform; Court reorganization; Law reform; Maryland; Personnel selection; Policy; Retirement and pensions
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