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State Court Organization 1998

NCJ Number
178932
Date Published
June 2000
Author(s)
David B. Rottman, Ph.D., National Center for State Courts; Carol R. Flango, National Center for State Courts; Melissa T. Cantrell, National Center for State Courts; Randall Hansen, National Center for State Courts; Neil LaFountain, National Center for State Courts
Publication Series
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Presents detailed comparative data about State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract

Presents detailed comparative data about State trial and appellate courts in the United States. Topics covered include: the number of courts and judges; judicial selection; governance of court systems, including judicial funding, administration, staffing and procedures; jury qualifications and verdict rules; and processing and sentencing procedures of criminal cases. Court structure diagrams summarize the key features of each State's court organization. This volume is the 4th release in a series from this data collection.

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