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NCJ Number: 98802 Find in a Library
Title: State Court Statistics, 1978-80
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 109
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185-4147
Sale Source: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This users' guide presents an introductory project description and the five codebooks for the Courts Statistics and Information Management Project (1978-80), which annually collects, compiles, analyzes, and disseminates State court caseload statistics.
Abstract: The introduction reviews project history, the scope of the data, data sources, data verification, variations in reporting periods, and file processing. The codebooks are for the five independent data sets for each of the 3 years 1978-80. The data sets cover (1) the State trial court caseload inventory, (2) criminal dispositions in State trial courts, (3) civil dispositions in State trial courts, (4) traffic dispositions in State trial courts, and (5) the State appellate court caseload inventory. The appendixes contain State identification values, State court identification values, term definitions, data errors and problems, and a data shipment description.
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Caseloads; Civil proceedings; Court statistics; Data collections; Dispositions; Information processing; State courts; Traffic courts; Trial courts
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