Lynn Langton, Thomas H. Cohen, J.D., Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics
October 1, 2007 NCJ 217996
Presents trend data from State Court Organization data collections covering the years 1987-2004. The report examines changes in the organization and operations of the Nations state trial and appellate courts over this time period. Topics include the selection and educational requirements of judges, regulations of criminal and civil juries, the development of unified court systems, and adjustments in court management and staffing to address growing caseloads.
Part of the State Court Organization Series
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