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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Civil Jury Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Civil juries award punitive damages in 6% of successful suits."
7/16/1995
Press Release Tort Cases in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Three out of four tort cases settled out of court."
4/13/1995
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990-98 "More than 42,000 civil rights complaints filed in Federal district courts during 1998"
1/16/2000
Press Release Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 62 percent of the contract trial cases in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
4/2/2000
Press Release Felony Sentences in State courts, 1992 "State courts convicted almost 900,000 felons during 1992."
1/24/1995
Press Release Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003 "Nation's younger teens experienced largest decrease in crime victimizations between 1993 and 2003"
8/31/2005
Press Release Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts, 2002-03 "Number of Federal tort trials fell by almost 80 percent from 1985 through 2003."
8/17/2005
Press Release Family Violence Statistics "Rate of family violence dropped by more than one-half from 1993 to 2002"
6/12/2005
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 & Medical Malpractice Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 "Plaintiffs won 55 percent of civil trials in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during 2001"
4/18/2004
Press Release Prosecutors in State Courts, 2001 "Number of full-time prosecutors grows in nation's State court systems"
5/19/2002
Press Release Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases "Two of three felony defendants represented by publicly-financed counsel"
11/29/2000
Press Release Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1994 "Almost a third of all convicted State felons were sentenced for drug trafficking or possession"
1/12/1997
Press Release Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents, 2007-08 "More than 1,200 alleged incidents of human trafficking reported in the U.S."
1/15/2009
Press Release Civil Bench and Jury Trials in State Courts, 2005 "In 2005, less than 5 percent of plaintiffs who won in civil bench and jury trials received damages exceeding $1 million"
10/28/2008
Press Release State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases "Domestic violence defendants more likely to be convicted than non-domestic violence defendants"
2/8/2008
Press Release German and American Prosecutions: An Approach to Statistical Comparison "Most serious crime rates far higher in the United States than in Germany"
8/9/1998
Press Release Violent Felons in Large Urban Counties "Study finds more than half of all convicted violent felons had a prior record -- Thirty percent of those who murdered were younger than 21"
8/6/2006
Press Release Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 "Majority of medical malpractice claims in seven states closed without compensation payments"
3/25/2007
Press Release BJS Web Site Revised and Sourcebook Online is Updated Regularly "Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics puts new crime data on the Internet"
5/2/1997
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990 - 2006 "Civil rights cases filed in U.S. District Courts declined by nearly 20 percent from 2003 to 2006"
8/29/2008
Press Release Appeals from General Civil Trials in 46 Large Counties, 2001-2005 "Approximately 15 percent of state civil trials are appealed, according to justice department report"
7/6/2006
Press Release Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents, 2008-2010 MOST SUSPECTED INCIDENTS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVOLVED ALLEGATIONS OF PROSTITUTION OF AN ADULT OR CHILD
Part of the Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents Series
4/28/2011 NCJ 233732
Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 2011 2,239 INMATES IN INDIAN COUNTRY JAILS IN 2011, UP 5.7 PERCENT FROM 2010
Part of the Jails in Indian Country Series
9/25/2012 NCJ 238978
Press Release Pretrial Release and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 2008-2010 FROM 2008 TO 2010 FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS RELEASED MORE THAN A THIRD OF DEFENDANTS PRETRIAL
11/15/2012 NCJ 239243
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