1997-98 Academy Text Supplement

Chapter 5

The Role of Federal and State Law: The Judicial System and Victims of Crime

The Federal Judicial System

The federal judiciary has faced significant increases in case loads. The Committee on Long- range Planning for the Federal Judiciary released a report entitled Proposed Long Range Plan for the Federal Courts that provides the most recent information on the impact of increasing crime on the federal judiciary. It highlighted the following trend:

The State Judicial System

The Tribal Court System

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