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State Court Organization 1998

NCJ Number
178932
Date Published
Author(s)
David B. Rottman; Carol R. Flango; Melissa T. Cantrell; Randall Hansen; Nell LaFountain
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Statistics
Grant Number(s)
98-BJ-CX-K002
Annotation
This report presents detailed comparative data about State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract
Topics covered include the number of courts and judges; judicial selection; governance of court systems, including judicial funding, administration, staffing and procedures; jury qualification 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 fourth release in a series from this data collection.
Date Created: December 16, 2009