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NCJ Number: 98855 Find in a Library
Title: Caseflow Management Conflict in Nonappellate State Courts - Some Findings and Implications for Court Administration
Journal: Justice System Journal  Volume:10  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1985)  Pages:19-36
Author(s): W A Taggart; G L Mays; D Hamilton
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 17
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article examines several possible correlates of reported conflict between judges and local court managers in the area of caseflow management.
Abstract: Using a national survey of 380 nonappellate State court managers the findings indicate that there are systematic differences between respondents who did and did not mention caseflow related conflicts. Managers who reported that caseflow management represented an area of significant conflict were more likely to be: (1) college educated, especially in some administrative field; (2) an active participant in adopting new policies; (3) responsible for case and jury scheduling; and (4) working in courts lacking formal rules and procedures. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Court case flow management
Index Term(s): Court management; State courts
Note: Revised version of paper presented at the 1984 Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, Denver, Colorado.
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