Federal Court Cases: Integrated Database Series

Investigator(s): Federal Judicial Center

The purpose of this data collection is to provide an official public record of the business of the federal courts. The data originate from 100 court offices throughout the United States. Information was obtained at two points in the life of a case: filing and termination. The termination data contain information on both filing and terminations, while the pending data contain only filing information. For the appellate and civil data, the unit of analysis is a single case. The unit of analysis for the criminal data is a single defendant.

Years Produced: Updated bi-annually with annual data.

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2014
Fainshmidt, Stav,  White, George O., III,  Cangioni, Carole . Legal distance, cognitive distance, and conflict resolution in international business intellectual property disputes. Journal of International Management. 20, (2), 188-200.
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2014
Farhang, Sean,  Spencer, Douglas M. Legislating incentives for attorney representation in civil rights litigation. Journal of Law and Courts. 2, (2), 241-271.
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2014
Rice, Douglas . The impact of Supreme Court activity on the judicial agenda. Law and Society Review. 48, (1), 63-90.
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2014
Schlanger, Margo . How prisoners' rights lawyers are preserving the role of the courts. Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series. University of Michigan, Michigan Law, .
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2014
Vadera, Abhijeet K.,  Aguilera, Ruth V. The evolution of vocabularies and its relation to investigation of white-collar crimes: An institutional work perspective. Journal of Business Ethics.
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2013
Henry, Matthew D.,  McGahee, Thomas P.,  Turner, John L. Dynamics of patent precedent and enforcement: An introduction to the UGA patent litigation datafile. .
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2013
Hubbard, William H.J. . An empirical study of the effect of Shady Grove v. Allstate on forum shopping in the New York Courts. Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics Working Paper No. 642, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 428. University of Chicago, Law School, .
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2013
Jurs, Andrew W.,  DeVito, Scott . Et tu, plaintiffs? An empirical analysis of Daubert's effect on plaintiffs, and why gatekeeping standards matter (a lot). Arkansas Law Review. 66, 975-1145.
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2013
Jurs, Andrew,  De Vito, Scott . The stricter standard: An empirical assessment of Daubert's effect on civil defendants. Catholic University Law Review. 62, (675),
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