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State Court Organization, 2004

NCJ Number
212351
Date Published
Author(s)
David B. Rottman; Shauna M. Strickland
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Statistics
Grant Number(s)
2003-BJ-CX-K003
Annotation
This report presents detailed comparative data by State trial and appellate courts in the United States.
Abstract
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. Tables, figures
Date Created: December 16, 2009