Judicial Congestion

Judicial Congestion in United States

Congestion And Delay

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  • Judge Schwarzer’s Response (letter), Schwarzer, William W., 76: 170, 213 (Dec.-Jan. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • The Judge’s Role in Pretrial Case Processing: Assessing the Need for Change, Kritzer, Herbert M., 66: 28-38 (Jun.-Jul. ’82, AJS Judicature)
  • Judges or Lawyers – Who Are The Keepers of the Flame? (query), Tigar, Michael E., 74: 125-127 (Oct.-Nov. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • Judicial Improvements Act (letter), Cohn, Avern, 74: 177 (Dec.-Jan. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • Just, speedy, and inexpensive? Judicial case management under the Civil Justice Reform Act, Kakalik, James S., 80: 184-189 (Jan.-Feb. ’97, AJS Judicature)
  • Justice Impact Statements: Determining How New Laws Will Affect The Courts (letter), Davis, Robert P. and Nejelski, Paul, 62: 18-27 (Jun.-Jul. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • Keeping Up With Justice: Automation and the New Activism, Lateef, Noel V., 67: 213-223 (Nov. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Law And Dispute Processing In The Academic Community, Marske, Charles E. and Vago, Steven, 64: 165-175 (Oct. ’80, AJS Judicature)
  • Let’s Try A Small Claims Calendar for the U.S. Courts (viewpoint), Schwarzer, William W., 78: 221-223, 263-264 (Mar.-Apr. ’95, AJS Judicature)
  • The Limits of “Crash” Programs, Church, Thomas W., Jr. and Heumann, Milton, 74: 73-76 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • The Litigation Explosion Myth (letter), Kritzer, Herbert M., 68: 90 (Aug.-Sep. ’84, AJS Judicature)
  • Little New Information (letter), Metrick, Dennis L., 68: 58 (Aug.-Sep. ’84, AJS Judicature)
  • Major Caseload Growth Predicted (letter), Marvell, Thomas B. and Moody, Carlisle E., 70: 4 (Jun.-Jul. ’86, AJS Judicature)
  • Making Intermediate Appellate Courts Final: Assessing Jurisdictional Changes in Florida’s Appellate Courts, Scheb, John M. and Scheb, John M., II, 67: 474-485 (May ’84, AJS Judicature)
  • Management Science In The Real World of Courts, Ryan, John Paul, 62: 144-146 (Sep. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • Managing Civil Litigation: The Trial Judge’s Role, Schwarzer, William W., 61: 400-408 (Apr. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • The Mansion vs. The Gatehouse: Viewing the Courts from a Consumer’s Perspective, Church, Thomas W., Jr., 75: 255-261 (Feb.-Mar. ’92, AJS Judicature)
  • Massachusetts Reassigns Judges to Attack Civil Backlog (news), Author, No, 60: 195 (Nov. ’76, AJS Judicature)
  • Measuring the Pace of Civil Litigation in Federal and State Trial Courts, Grossman, Joel B., Kritzer, Herbert M., Bumiller, Kristin, and McDougal, Stephen, 65: 86-113 (Aug. ’81, AJS Judicature)
  • Misguided judicial reform (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 81: 4 (July-Aug. ’97, AJS Judicature)
  • Mistaken Objections (letter), France, James G., 62: 420, 454 (Apr. ’79, AJS Judicature)
  • Motion on the Merits: An Effective Response to Appellate Congestion and Delay (focus), Green, Dale M. and Keyes, Michael F., 70: 168-170 (Oct.-Nov. ’86, AJS Judicature)
  • Mr. Cooley Responds (letter), Cooley, John W., 68: 261, 304 (Feb.-Mar. ’85, AJS Judicature)
  • Mr. Gizzi Responds (letter), Gizzi, Michael C., 77: 125,175 (Nov.-Dec. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • The need for uniform discovery time limits (viewpoint), McArthur, John, 80: 251-253, 296 (May-June ’97, AJS Judicature)
  • A New Dimension (letter), Cohn, Avern, 76: 170 (Dec.-Jan. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • A new label (letter), Newman, Jon O., 79: 5 (July-Aug. ’95, AJS Judicature)
  • New Law Eliminates Supreme Court’s Mandatory Jurisdiction (focus), Weisberg, Lynn, 72: 138 (Oct.-Nov. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • New York Tries Commercial Cases Separately, Author, No, 76: 266 (Feb.-Mar. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • Northern District of California Adopts Early Neutral Evaluation to Expedite Dispute Resolution, Levine, David I., 72: 235-238 (Dec.-Jan. ’89, AJS Judicature)
  • Not The Real World (letter), Bilby, Richard M., 74: 177, 228 (Dec.-Jan. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • Noteworthy (letter), Ward, William B., 62: 56 (Aug. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • On Senior Federal Judges and The New Social Security Law (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 67: 108 (Sep. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Opinion Assignment Procedures and Conference Practices in State Supreme Courts: A Correction (letter), Hall, Melinda Gann, 74: 65 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • Opinion Filings and Appellate Court Productivity, Vickrey, William C., 78: 47-52 (Jul.-Aug. ’94, AJS Judicature)
  • Overburdened Courts and Underutilized Information Technology: A Modern Prescription for a Chronic Disorder, Forst, Brian, 68: 30-36 (Jun.-Jul. ’84, AJS Judicature)
  • Pilot Program Seeks to Reduce Civil Case Delay In California (focus), Weisberg, Lynn, 71: 288-289 (Feb.-Mar. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • Post-Conviction Review – What State Trial Courts Can Do To Reduce Problems, Remington, Frank J., 72: 53-57 (Jun.-Jul. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • A Postscript on Delay and Its Future, Sipes, Larry L., 65: 114-115 (Aug. ’81, AJS Judicature)
  • Presiding in Criminal Court: An Introduction (introduction), Morris, Norval and Tonry, Michael, 72: 7-11 (Jun.-Jul. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • Program helps reduce backlog in Philadelphia (focus), Bernstein, Mark I., 80: 196-197 (Jan.-Feb. ’97, AJS Judicature)
  • Quantity Discounts In Appellate Justice, England, Arthur J., Jr. and McMahon, Michael P., 60: 442-450 (Apr. ’77, AJS Judicature)
  • Records and More Records: How the Third Circuit Coped (And Saved Money Too) (focus), Nejelski, Paul and Gallagher, Steven G., 70: 122-124 (Aug.-Sep. ’86, AJS Judicature)
  • Reducing Court Costs and Delay: The Potential Impact of the Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Marcus, Richard L., 66: 363-370 (Mar. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Reducing Delay In The Courts, Neubauer, David, 62: 111-113 (Sep. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • Reducing Excessive Cost and Delay in the Civil Justice System (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 77: 4, 54 (Jul.-Aug. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • Reducing High Court Caseload (letter), Adkins, William H., II, 64: 201 (Nov. ’80, AJS Judicature)
  • Relieving an Overworked State Supreme Court: Florida Asks Its Court of Appeal to Assist in Screening Cases (focus), Overton, Ben F., 66: 371-374 (Mar. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Remedies for Appellate Overloads: The Ultimate Solution, Stern, Robert L., 72: 103-110 (Aug.-Sep. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • Re-opened for business? Caseloads, judicial vacancies, and backlog in the federal circuit courts, Collins, Todd, 95: 20-29 (July-Aug ’11, AJS Judicature)
  • Revisiting the Confirmation Process Only to Find It In the Same State of Disrepair, Reynolds, W. Bradford, 75: 192, 228-229 (Dec.-Jan. ’92, AJS Judicature)
  • Robert Banks Responds (letter), Banks, Robert S., 74: 228, 230 (Dec.-Jan. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • Ruling Out Delay: A Correction (letter), Grau, Charles W., 66: 229 (Dec.-Jan. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Ruling Out Delay: The Impact of Ohio’s Rules of Superintendence, Grau, Charles W. and Sheskin, Arlene, 66: 108-121 (Sep.-Oct. ’82, AJS Judicature)
  • Rx for an Overburdened Supreme Court: Is Relief In Sight?, Author, No, 66: 394-407 (Apr. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • S. 2648, The Judicial Improvements Act of 1990: Editor’s Introduction (introduction), Author, No, 74: 111 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • S. 2648, The Judicial Improvements Act of 1990: The Concerns of Federal Judges, Murphy, Diana E., 74: 112, 114-115 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • S. 2648, The Judicial Improvements Act of 1990: The Need for Reform, Banks, Robert S., 74: 113, 115-116 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • Securing the future for America’s state courts, Judge, David C., Zweig, Franklin M., Thurston, Sandra S., Turpin, S. Diane, Jernigan, Christopher C., Melnick, Daniel, and Dougherty, Clifford A., 73: 296-306 (Apr.-May ’90, AJS Judicature)
  • The Self-Executing Pretrial Conference: An Exceptional Tool for Handling Small Lawsuits (focus), Anderson, Douglas E., 71: 55 (Jun.-Jul. ’87, AJS Judicature)
  • Sentencing Guidelines and the Changing Composition of Criminal Appeals: A Preliminary Analysis, Williams, Jimmy J., 76: 94-96 (Aug.-Sep. ’92, AJS Judicature)
  • Settlement Conferences (letter), Michels, Vicki, 62: 5 (Jun.-Jul. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • Settlement conferences help resolve criminal cases (viewpoint), Gottsfield, Robert L. and Michkowski, Mitch, 90: 196-199,235 (Mar-Apr ’07, AJS Judicature)
  • Should Court Cases Be Systematically Sequenced? (query), Nagel, Stuart S., 70: 261-263, 310 (Feb.-Mar. ’87, AJS Judicature)
  • Should Judges Impose Sanctions for False Pleadings? (query), Curry, Richard L., 67: 57, 99-100 (Aug. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Should We Remove Federal Diversity Cases From Federal Court (query), Begam, Robert G., 61: 302-303 (Feb. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • Sixth Circuit pre-argument conference program helps resolve disputes (focus), Hackett, Terry, 75: 75 (Aug.-Sep. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • Slaying the Monsters of Cost and Delay: Would Disclosure Be More Effective Than Discovery? (query), Schwarzer, William W., 74: 178-183 (Dec.-Jan. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • Solutions to Federal Judicial Gridlock, Williams, Victor, 76: 185-186, 191-193 (Dec.-Jan. ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • Some Thoughts on Judicial Restraint, Stevens, John Paul, 66: 177-183 (Nov. ’82, AJS Judicature)
  • Some Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Workload, Brennan, William J., Jr., 66: 230-235 (Dec.-Jan. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Speeding Up Civil Justice, Litan, Robert E., 73: 162-167 (Oct.-Nov. ’89, AJS Judicature)
  • Speedy Trial Act Delayed (news), Author, No, 63: 146 (Sep. ’79, AJS Judicature)
  • State Appellate Court Responses to Caseload Growth, Marvell, Thomas B., 72: 282-291 (Feb.-Mar. ’89, AJS Judicature)
  • State Court-Annexed Arbitration: What Do Attorneys Think?, Boersema, Craig, Hanson, Roger A., and Keilitz, Susan, 75: 28-33 (Jun.-Jul. ’91, AJS Judicature)
  • A Step Forward: Tulsa’s Precourt Hearing Program (focus), Kleiman, Bonnie S., 70: 170-171 (Oct.-Nov. ’86, AJS Judicature)
  • A successful binding summary jury trial, Feagley, Michael R. and Rogers, Walter M., 79: 181-184 (Jan.-Feb. ’96, AJS Judicature)
  • Survey of experienced litigators finds serious cracks in U.S. civil justice system (focus), Kourlis, Rebecca Love, Singer, Jordan M., and Saunders, Paul C., 92: 78-80 (2, AJS Judicature)
  • Taking Aim at the American Legal System: The Council on Competitiveness’s Agenda for Legal Reform, Hensler, Deborah R., 75: 244-250 (Feb.-Mar. ’92, AJS Judicature)
  • Telephone Hearings in Civil Trial Courts: What Do Attorneys Think?, Hanson, Roger A., Olson, Lynae K.E., Shuart, Kathy L., and Thornton, Marlene, 66: 408-419 (Apr. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Toothless Case Management (letter), Cooper, Caroline S., 76: 281 (Apr.-May ’93, AJS Judicature)
  • Toward Better Management of Criminal Litigation, Mahoney, Barry and Sipes, Dale Anne, 72: 29-37 (Jun.-Jul. ’88, AJS Judicature)
  • Training Institutional Masters (letter), Hay, Herbert Darrell, 68: 260-261 (Feb.-Mar. ’85, AJS Judicature)
  • Trial by jury or judge: which is speedier?, Eisenberg, Theodore and Clermont, Kevin M., 79: 176-180, 199 (Jan.-Feb. ’96, AJS Judicature)
  • The unanswered question (viewpoint), Flanders, Steven, 82: 55-56, 91-92 (Sept.-Oct. ’98, AJS Judicature)
  • Unsettling Issues About Settling Civil Litigation: Examining “Doomsday Machines,” “Quick Looks” and Other Modest Proposals, Bedlin, Howard and Nejelski, Paul, 68: 9-29 (Jun.-Jul. ’84, AJS Judicature)
  • Unwarranted distrust of federal judges (viewpoint), Burbank, Stephen B., 81: 7, 41 (July-Aug. ’97, AJS Judicature)
  • The Weighted Caseload System: ‘It Is Not A Faultless Arbiter of Judicial Allocation Decisions’ (letter), Bray, Douglas M., 62: 161-162 (Oct. ’78, AJS Judicature)
  • What Price Court Efficiency? (query), Edelstein, Charles D., 61: 6-7 (Jun.-Jul. ’77, AJS Judicature)
  • What Should Be Done When Prisoners Want To Take The State To Court?, Hanson, Roger A., 70: 223-227 (Dec.-Jan. ’87, AJS Judicature)
  • What We Know and Don’t Know About Court-Administered Arbitration, Hensler, Deborah R., 69: 270-278 (Feb.-Mar. ’86, AJS Judicature)
  • Who Sets The Pace of Litigation In Urban Trial Courts?, Church, Thomas W., Jr., 65: 76-85 (Aug. ’81, AJS Judicature)
  • Who, If Not Judges? (letter), Baker, Dennis M., 67: 160 (Oct. ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • Will Courts Survive In The Urban Cauldron?, Blake, Gene, 60: 60-67 (Aug.-Sep. ’76, AJS Judicature)
  • Will the Proposed National Court of Appeals Create More Problems Than It Solves (query), Lay, Donald P., 66: 437-476 (May ’83, AJS Judicature)
  • The Worst Should Go First: Deferral Registries in Asbestos Litigation, Schuck, Peter H., 75: 318-328 (Apr.-May ’92, AJS Judicature)
  • Resources

    Further Reading

    • The ‘Critics’ of Court Reform Reply to Dale Good, Gallas, Geoff, 63: 501-503 (May ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • The ‘Critics’ of Court Reform Reply to Dale Good: Political Outcomes and Case Diversity in Judicial Reform, Nagel, Stuart S., 63: 504-505 (May ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • ‘We All Get Along Here’: Case Flow in Rural Courts, Fahnestock, Kathryn and Geiger, Maurice D., 76: 258-263 (Feb.-Mar. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • The “Caseload Controversy” (letter), Galanter, Marc, 71: 252, 296 (Feb.-Mar. ’88, AJS Judicature)
    • “Rebunking” A Crisis (letter), Flanders, Steven, 77: 125 (Nov.-Dec. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • Abbreviate Appellate Procedure: An Evaluation of the New Mexico Summary Calendar, Marvell, Thomas B., 75: 86-96 (Aug.-Sep. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • Alliance takes on domestic violence (brief), Brief, AJS, 82: 240 (Mar.-Apr. ’99, AJS Judicature)
    • Analyzing Court Delay-Reduction Programs: Why Do Some Succeed?, Ryan, John Paul, Lipetz, Marcia J., Luskin, Mary Lee, and Neubauer, David W., 65: 58-75 (Aug. ’81, AJS Judicature)
    • Applying Rule 68 (letter), Author, No, 76: 170 (Dec.-Jan. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • Arizona Implements New Rules of Civil Procedure, Author, No, 76: 266 (Feb.-Mar. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • Asbestos, ‘The Magic Mineral,’ Creates Toxic Tort ‘Avalanche’, Pilchen, Ira, 75: 320-321 (Apr.-May ’92, AJS Judicature)
    • Assessing the Impact of Pattern Jury Instructions, Nieland, Robert G., 62: 185-194 (Oct. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • Assisting children and the courts: the Federal Parent Locator Service, Atkinson, Janet, 83: 26-31 (July-Aug. ’99, AJS Judicature)
    • Author’s Answer (letter), Luskin, Mary Lee, 62: 454 (Apr. ’79, AJS Judicature)
    • Author’s Answer: Measuring Productivity Improves the Weighted Caseload System (letter), Doyle, Joe, 62: 162-163 (Oct. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • Author’s Response (letter), Marvell, Thomas B., 71: 296-297 (Feb.-Mar. ’88, AJS Judicature)
    • Bringing Management Science to the Courts to Reduce Delay, Nagel, Stuart S., Neef, Marion, and Munshaw, Nancy, 62: 128-143 (Sep. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • Building a Theory of Case-Processing Time, Luskin, Mary Lee, 62: 114-127 (Sep. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • California adopts new case management rules to reduce delay (focus), Hackett, Terry, 75: 108, 117 (Aug.-Sep. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • Can CAT Help Court Reporters Speed Transcript Production and Reduce Appellate Delay? (query), Author, No, 69: 185, 245 (Dec.-Jan. ’86, AJS Judicature)
    • Can States Adapt the Federal Rules of Evidence for Small Case Litigation? (query), Ryerson, Paul S., 67: 421-423, 464-465 (Apr. ’84, AJS Judicature)
    • Canadian Conference Considers the High Cost of Justice Today (news), Nejelski, Paul, 63: 350-352 (Feb. ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • Capital Case Crisis in Maricopa County, Arizona: A response from the defense, Dupont, Christopher and Hammond, Larry, 95: 216-220 (Mar.-Apr. ’12, AJS Judicature)
    • The Case Against Mandatory Court-Annexed ADR Programs, Eisele, G. Thomas, 75: 34-40 (Jun.-Jul. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • The Case For Large Federal Courts of Appeals (viewpoint), Wallace, J. Clifford, 77: 288-289 (May-Jun. ’94, AJS Judicature)
    • Caseload Growth – Past and Future Trends, Marvell, Thomas B., 71: 151-161 (Oct.-Nov. ’87, AJS Judicature)
    • Caseload, Conflicts, and Decisional Capacity: Does the Supreme Court Need Help?, Hellman, Arthur D., 67: 28-48 (Jun.-Jul. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • Civil Caseloads: The Impact of the Economy and Trial Judgship Increases, Marvell, Thomas B., 69: 153-156 (Oct.-Nov. ’85, AJS Judicature)
    • The Civil Litigation Explosion: Myth and Reality? (focus), Weisberg, Lynn, 71: 287-288 (Feb.-Mar. ’88, AJS Judicature)
    • Civil trial delay in state courts: The effect of case and litigant level characteristics, Cohen, Thomas H., 95: 158-170 (Jan.-Feb. ’12, AJS Judicature)
    • Comparing Court Productivity (letter), Doyle, Joe, 63: 56 (Aug. ’79, AJS Judicature)
    • Comparing Court Productivity, Doyle, Joe, 61: 416-421 (Apr. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • Corporations as Citizens of Every State Where They Do Business: A Needed Change in Diversity Jurisdiction, Joiner, Charles W., 70: 291-297 (Feb.-Mar. ’87, AJS Judicature)
    • Could Judges Deliver More Justice If They Wrote Fewer Opinions? (query), Merrill, Charles M., 64: 435, 471 (May ’81, AJS Judicature)
    • Could Settlement Masters Help Reduce the Cost of Litigation and the Workload of Federal Courts? (query), Cooley, John W., 68: 59-60, 88-89 (Aug.-Sep. ’84, AJS Judicature)
    • Court Productivity (letter), Holmes, George P., 62: 414 (Mar. ’79, AJS Judicature)
    • Court Reform: Do Critics Understand the Issues?, Good, Dale W., 63: 364-375 (Mar. ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • Court Reform: Has It Been Built On An Adequate Foundation?, Gallas, Geoff, 63: 28-38 (Jun.-Jul. ’79, AJS Judicature)
    • A Court’s Remarkable Recovery From a Capital Case Crisis, Gottsfield, Robert L., Rayes, Douglas L., and Starr, Patricia, 95: 221-226 (Mar.-Apr. ’12, AJS Judicature)
    • Court-Annexed Compulsory Arbitration Is Providing Litigants With A Speedier and Less Expensive Alternative to the Traditional Courtroom Trial, Broderick, Raymond J., 75: 41-44 (Jun.-Jul. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • Courts and the “War on Drugs” (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 73: 236, 288 (Feb.-Mar. ’90, AJS Judicature)
    • Creating An Intermediate Appellate Court; Does It Reduce The Caseload of A State’s Highest Court?, Flango, Victor Eugene, 64: 74-84 (Aug. ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • Crisis in the family court (focus), Glenn, Andrea, 93: 253-254 (6, AJS Judicature)
    • The crisis in the immigration courts (editorial), Author, No, 95: 56, 58 (sept-oct ’11, AJS Judicature)
    • DCM’s potential (letter), Cooper, Caroline S., 81: 50 (Sept.-Oct. ’97, AJS Judicature)
    • Deferral registries update (letter), Schuck, Peter H., 77: 184 (Jan.-Feb. ’94, AJS Judicature)
    • Defining the Courts’ Business (letter), Starrett, Charles H., Jr., 67: 5 (Jun.-Jul. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • Delay In Civil Cases (letter), Lawler, Joseph G., 62: 414 (Mar. ’79, AJS Judicature)
    • Delay in Filling Federal Judicial Vacancies (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 74: 64 (Aug.-Sep. ’90, AJS Judicature)
    • Delay In State Courts: Are Time Standards An Answer? (focus), Schwartz, Howard P. and Ratliff, Leslie, 70: 124-126 (Aug.-Sep. ’86, AJS Judicature)
    • Deserving of Serious Attention (letter), Gunther, Gerald, 67: 109 (Sep. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • Do Mass Torts Belong in the Courtroom? (query), Feinberg, Kenneth R., 74: 237, 277 (Feb.-Mar. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • Do The Costs of The En Banc Proceeding Outweigh Its Advantages? (query), Kaufman, Irving R., 69: 7-8, 57 (Jun.-Jul. ’85, AJS Judicature)
    • Do We Really Understand How Caseload Pressures May Affect criminal Justice Decisionmaking? (query), White, Steven R., 64: 387-389, 428 (Apr. ’81, AJS Judicature)
    • The Drugging Of The Courts: How Sick Is The Patient And What Is The Treatment?, Author, No, 73: 314-321 (Apr.-May ’90, AJS Judicature)
    • Early Assessment Program Reduces Disposition Time, Author, No, 78: 158 (Nov.-Dec. ’94, AJS Judicature)
    • Early Neutral Evaluation: A Follow-Up Report, Levine, David I., 70: 236-240 (Dec.-Jan. ’87, AJS Judicature)
    • Effective Case Monitoring and Timely Dispositions: The Experience of One California Court, Goodman, Marcia L., 76: 254-257 (Feb.-Mar. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • The Effectiveness of Flexible Assignment of Appeals Between Supreme and Intermediate Courts, Marvell, Thomas B., 78: 292-298 (May-Jun. ’95, AJS Judicature)
    • The Electoral Connection and The Pace of Litigation in Kansas, Crynes, David A., 78: 242-246 (Mar.-Apr. ’95, AJS Judicature)
    • The Evolving Role of U.S. Magistrates in The District Courts, Puro, Steven, Goldman, Roger L., and Padawer-Singer, Alice M., 64: 436-449 (May ’81, AJS Judicature)
    • Examining The Crisis Of Volume In The U.S. Courts Of Appeals (letter), Gizzi, Michael C., 77: 96-103 (Sep.-Oct. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • An Exploratory Analysis of The Supreme Court’s Caseload from 1880-1976, McLauchlan, William P., 64: 32-42 (Jun.-Jul. ’80, AJS Judicature)
    • Facilitating caseflow (letter), Cousins, William J., 79: 5 (July-Aug. ’95, AJS Judicature)
    • Federal Court Reform Should Start At The Top, Miner, Roger J., 77: 104-108 (Sep.-Oct. ’93, AJS Judicature)
    • Federal Courts Study Committee Issues Final Report (focus), Carmody, Cris, 74: 51, 56 (Jun.-Jul. ’90, AJS Judicature)
    • A Federal Judge Declares the Speedy Trial Act Unconstitutional (news), Author, No, 61: 385 (Mar. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • The Federal Magistrate System – Under New Scrutiny (focus), Krasno, Miriam R., 67: 256-257 (Nov. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • The Federal Speedy Trial Act: New Praise for Its Effectiveness (focus), Abrahams, Steven, 65: 41-43 (Jun.-Jul. ’81, AJS Judicature)
    • Fee-Shifting Offers of Judgment – An Approach to Reducing the Cost of Litigation, Schwarzer, William W., 76: 147-153 (Oct.-Nov. ’92, AJS Judicature)
    • Fiddling While Rome Burns: A Response to Dr. Hensler, Butler, Gregory Brian and Miller, Brian David, 75: 251-254 (Feb.-Mar. ’92, AJS Judicature)
    • Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit Launches A CJIS Network (focus), Brisson, David, 74: 278-279 (Feb.-Mar. ’91, AJS Judicature)
    • FRCP Amendments Update (letter), Marcus, Richard L., 67: 4 (Jun.-Jul. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • FRCP Correction and Update (letter), Marcus, Richard L., 67: 109 (Sep. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • The Function and Importance of Appellate Oral Argument: Some Views of Lawyers and Federal Judges, Wasby, Stephen L., 65: 340-353 (Feb. ’82, AJS Judicature)
    • Helping the Supreme Court By Reducing the Flow of Cases Into the Courts of Appeals, Griswold, Erwin N., 67: 58-67 (Aug. ’83, AJS Judicature)
    • House Committee Authorizes More Federal Judges (news), Author, No, 61: 335 (Feb. ’78, AJS Judicature)
    • How Would The Abolition of Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Affect State Courts?, Flango, Victor Eugene, 74: 35-43 (Jun.-Jul. ’90, AJS Judicature)
    • The Impact of Jurisdiction Amounts on Trial Court Caseloads, Marvell, Thomas B., 69: 367-371 (Apr.-May ’86, AJS Judicature)
    • Innovative Appellate Court Processing: New Hampshire’s Experience with Summary Affirmance, Douglas, Charles G., III, 69: 147-152 (Oct.-Nov. ’85, AJS Judicature)
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    State regulations are rules and procedures promulgated by state agencies (which may apply to Judicial Congestion and other topics); they are a binding source of law. In addition to promulgating regulations, state administrative boards and agencies often have judicial or quasi-judicial authority and may issue administrative decisions affecting Judicial Congestion. Finding these decisions can be challenging. In many cases, researchers about Judicial Congestion should check state agency web sites for their regulations, decisions, forms, and other information of interest.

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    State opinions of the Attorney General (official written advisory opinions on issues of state law related to Judicial Congestion when formerly requested by a designated government officer):

    Tools and Forms

    Law in Other Regions

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