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State Court Organization, 2004

NCJ Number
212351
Date Published
August 2006
Author(s)
David B. Rottman, Ph.D., National Center for State Courts; Shauna M. Strickland, National Center for State Courts
Publication Series
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Presents detailed comparative data by State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract

Presents detailed comparative data by State trial and appellate courts in the United States. Topics covered include: the number of courts and judges; process for judicial selection; governance of court systems, including judicial funding, administration, staffing, and procedures; jury qualifications and verdict rules; and processing and sentencing procedures for criminal cases. Diagrams of court structure summarize the key features of each State's court organization.

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