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Title: Administrative Office of the United States Courts - Annual Report of the Director for the Twelve Month Period Ending June 30, 1981
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 458
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
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
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This 1981 annual report of the Administrative Officer of the U.S. Courts provides information on judicial business, judicial administration, judicial appropriations and expenditures, and the reports of the courts on the Equal Employment Opportunity Program of the Judicial Conference.
Abstract: Workload data are provided for courts of appeals, district courts, bankruptcy courts, magistrates, and probation. District court information is categorized by civil and criminal cases, petit juror use, and grand juror use. Bankruptcy filings, bankruptcy terminations, pending estates, business bankruptcies, and adversary proceedings are covered by the data on bankruptcy courts. The status of judgeship positions is also considered in the section on judicial business. In the section on judicial administration, the report of the Division of Information Systems briefly describes activities completed during the year, projects initiated in 1980-81, and plans which have been underway. The Statistical Analysis and Reports Division discusses Federal judicial statistics as a growth industry, publications, data collection, data acquisition, training, and the new report program. Other topics discussed under judicial administration are administrative services, personnel, clerks of court, probation, U.S. magistrates, centralized bankruptcy courts, revision in statistical reporting, computerization of notices and claims, technical assistance, and the Criminal Justice Act. Judicial appropriations and expenditures are presented for fiscal 1981 and 1982, and enhancements to the financial management system are described. Appended is the detailed statistical analysis of the workload of the Federal courts during the reporting period.
Index Term(s): Affirmative action programs; Court information systems; Court management; Court personnel; Court statistics; Federal courts; Operating costs; Probation or parole services; Work loads
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