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Publication State Court Organization, 2004

David B. Rottman, Ph.D., Shauna M. Strickland, National Center for State Courts

August 1, 2006    NCJ 212351

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.

Part of the State Court Organization Series

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ASCII file (34K)
Spreadsheet (Zip format 60K)
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